This packaging based on polysaccharides from wheat straw and oat bran helps prevents spoilage problems of highly perishable produce before reaching the consumer . This formulation of various concentrations was coated on fresh produce to determine efficacy for post-harvest shelf life improvement. The coating is cost effective compared to wax coating. The tests were carried out on apples, peaches, bananas. Overall results showed that this coating has the potential to be an alternative to animal derived shellac coating in India to improve shelf life of fresh produce.