Grow Green Industries, INC. is a Southern California based, WOSB certified minority woman-owned company leading the way in eco solutions for produce food safety and shelf life. Since 2009, GGI, INC. has created a more sustainable way to enhance the safety of fresh produce while helping it last longer with its consumer brand, Eat Cleaner®. Now, food service operators, produce processors, schools and anyone creating fresh food can benefit from the line of food wash, wipes and anti-browning solutions. GGI, INC. Solutions are safe and non-toxic for workers and consumers while proving to be effective as validated by multiple 3rd-party labs.


GGI, INC. is the winner of the World’s Best Technology Gold Prize and a member of the Produce Marketing Association, the Institute for Food Technologists and the California School Nutrition Association.

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Grow Green Industries Founders

Dr. Shawki Ibrahim. Ph.D.


Dr. Shawki Ibrahim is the Chief Scientific Officer and patented co-creator of the eatCleaner®, eatSafe™ and eatFresh™line of all natural and organic products that help offer cleaner, safer, longer lasting produce. He recently retired after 33 years as Emeritus Professor in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University (CSU).  He received a doctorate degree in Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences from New York University (NYU) and was an Assistant Research Scientist at NYU’s Institute of Environmental Medicine for 5 years, prior to joining CSU in 1980.  He has more than 28 years of experience in the areas of radiological measurements, radioanalytical chemistry, nuclear waste management, and the environmental distribution and behavior of radioactivity.  In particular, he developed several radiochemical procedures for the determination of natural and man-made radionulcides in a variety of sample media.  Over the years, he has accumulated significant research experience in assessing the distribution and behavior of radioactive contaminantaround DOE nuclear weapon facilities and uranium mining and milling operations.  Recently, he received the DOE Radiochemistry Education Award to train a new generation of radiochemists to meet the national need for such personnel.  In addition to his research and teaching responsibilities at CSU, he has served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee to evaluate EPA guidelines for exposure to naturally-occurring radioactive materials (NORM), as consultant to the Science Advisory Board’s Radiation Advisory Committee of EPA on the Multi-Agency Radiological Laboratory Analytical Protocols (MARLAP), as a member of the Rocky Flats Environmental Restoration Committee, and assisted in the development of radiological monitoring capabilities at the nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands. He has written over 70 open literature publications in refereed journals and technical series and many other technical reports on the measurements, distribution and behavior of radioactivity in man and the environment.

Mareya Ibrahim

Chef Mareya RR 7

Mareya Ibrahim is also known as “The Fit Foodie,” a nationally recognized food safety and clean eating expert, an award-winning entrepreneur, television chef, author and inventor.  She is the CEO and founder of Grow Green Industries, INC. and the patented co-creator of the eatCleaner®, eatSafe™ and eatFresh™ line of all natural and organic products that help offer cleaner, safer, longer lasting produce.  Her book “The Clean Eating Handbook” was released in May 2013 and is being touted as the ‘go-to’ guide for anyone looking to eat cleaner and get leaner.  She is a contributor to “The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life” by Rick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen and Dr. Mark Hyman.  She is a featured chef on the Emmy-nominated cooking show Recipe Rehab, and is a frequent guest on San Diego 6 and Fox 5 San Diego News. Her back-page column, “The Fit Foodie”, appears in Edible Orange County Magazine.

Mareya is also active in the community and was the recipient of the 2013 Women Making a Difference Award presented by California Senator Lou Correa for demonstrating extraordinary dedication and contributions to public health and well being. She is also the winner of the World’s Best Technology Gold Prize, and the Disney iParenting Award, and was a finalist for Inc. Magazine’s Newpreneur of the Year Award.

Mareya’s Achievements & Awards

  • Patented Co-Inventor of eatCleaner, eatSafe and eatFresh Products
  • Starred on Emmy nominated cooking show ‘Recipe Rehab’ and contributor to the book “Recipe Rehab: 80 Delicious Recipes that Slash the Fat, Not the Flavor.” (2013)
  • Author of the book “The Clean Eating Handbook: 31 Essential Rules for Health, Wellness and a Fabulously Fit Life” (2013)
  • Recipient of the 2013 Women Making a Difference Award from California Senator Lou Correa
  • Winner of the World’s Best Technology Gold Prize
  • Winner of the Disney iParenting Award
  • Finalist for Inc. Magazine’s Newpreneur of the Year Award
  • Writer of “The Fit Foodie” column in Edible Orange County Magazine
  • Contributor to the NY Times Bestseller “The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life” by Dr. Rick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen and Dr. Mark Hyman and Signature Chef for The Daniel Plan (2014)
  • Frequent guest on San Diego 6 and Fox 5 News and KTLA Channel 4 News

Featured Products

eatSafe™ 4x Produce Wash

eatFresh-FC™ Anti-Browning Powder

eatCleaner® Fruit + Vegetable Wash and Food-Grade Wipes

Eco-Safe Private Label Solutions


Awards & Certifications

Affiliations and Associations

Produce Marketing Association

Institute of Food Technologists

California School Nutrition Association

Network for a Healthy California