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Ecuador’s strike hits produce

- General News
Ecuador’s nationwide general strike has hit produce commodities hard.

Fresh Del Monte expands Fair Trade organic banana offerings

- General News
Fresh Del Monte is expanding its fresh fruit offering and now sells Fair Trade Certified organic bananas in Canada and is working to start selling Fair Trade Certified bananas in the U.S.

This World’s Largest Fruit Display is … bananas 

- Produce with Pamela
If your Chicagoland store is short a few bananas this week, it’s because they’re all at Jewel-Osco in Westmont.  

Mexican banana producers abandon crops because of low prices

- International
Three hundred and fifty banana producers from the Mexican municipalities of San Rafael and Martinez de la Torre, located in the center of Veracruz, are facing the worst marketing crisis in the last 30 years.

Dole’s recipe series targets bananas in April

- General News
Dole Food Company, Inc., is devoting its popular "Healthier by Dole" alternative recipe series in April to bananas in honor of the iconic yellow fruit's position at the center of two seemingly unrelated observances during the month.

Russian produce imports: A snapshot

- Analysis
Lots of nations these days have stopped buying from and selling to Russia, including the U.S.

The war in Ukraine and Ecuadorean bananas

- Analysis
What does the war in Ukraine have to do with the price of bananas in Ecuador? It sounds like a joke, but it’s not.

SanLucar launches new premium banana concept

- General News
SanLucar bananas grow exclusively in the coastal region of “Los Ríos” in Ecuador where they thrive in a tropical-warm climate that is perfect for bananas.

Banana problems: A virus and European buyers

- Analysis
I thought I knew what this story would be about: the threat posed to world banana production by TR4 Fusarium wilt, the disease that imperils a great part of the world banana industry. But I was wrong.

Chiquita, General Mills & Yoplait team up for good nutrition

- General News
A balanced breakfast can be key to getting good nutrition and starting the day off right.