Revolutionary
Cuticle Care for
Agricultural Crops

Protection that helps growers increase marketable yields.

Parka® is a proprietary blend of phospholipids that supplements the cuticle of growing
fruit and foliage.

The cuticle is a plant’s first line of defense between the environment and the epidermal cells. Lack of an adequate cuticle negatively impacts fruit quality and yields.

Protection by Parka® helps increase the plant’s tolerance to environmental stress to improve fruit quality, increase yield and improve shelf life.

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Grower Insights

  • "One of our growers in the area that transships through us, who did not use Parka, was producing cherries with 45-50% rain split. We used Parka and had only 18 – 20 % rain split. I highly recommend Parka™ to anyone with difficulties in splitting." Ken Shukin – Creston, British Columbia

  • "We got about 1.5 – 2 inches of heavy rain and I was amazed to see the berries in such great shape, not many split at all. We had our last pick a month after the Parka application and I could still see the difference in the firmness of the fruit. The berries that would’ve normally sold at the processed rate for the last pick, were sold at fresh market rate, that is a big difference to the bottom line!" Jimmy Smith – Homerville, GA

  • "I used Parka™ for the first time this past 2016 season. The quality of the Parka berries far exceeded the rest of the berries in the field for firmness and size. I will continue to use Parka on every acre of blueberries I grow." Darrin Ditchen – Hermiston, OR

  • "Parka’s proven value to me was a block of Kordia trees with a light fruit set, under previous programs these would have suffered significant splitting, but after using a full Parka program there was no cracking at all." James Clements – Wandin Valley Farms, Tasmania

  • "We noticed an improvement from the start and saw a significant reduction of 15-25% splitting. At $.80-.90 per pound, a reduction like that has the product paying for itself rather quickly. It’s important to apply Parka thoroughly and give uniform coverage to the fruit. The results when applied correctly are really worth it, we’ll be using Parka again this season." Jack Wildes – Alma, GA

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