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Ecuadorian banana exports fall by 8%

- International
From January to September 2022, Ecuadorian banana exports were at 256,590,000 boxes, reflecting a decrease of 8 percent when compared to the same period last year.

Fresh Del Monte Produce reports strong Q3

- General News
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022.

Organics Unlimited to celebrate 17th annual GROW month

- General News
Organics Unlimited, San Diego-based grower and distributor of organic tropical fruit, will celebrate its 17th annual GROW Month starting on September 1, 2022.

Honduras banana exports recover from hurricane damages

- International
According to the Central Bank of Honduras (BCH), banana exports in the first six months of 2022 totaled $293.4 million, reflecting an increase of $158.4 million when compared to the same period last year.

Strella launches automated quality management platform for retailers

- General News
Strella, a freshness management company that builds technology to predict produce maturity has announced the launch of its automated quality management platform for retailers.

Kapi Kapi Growers makes headway in U.S. expansion

- General News
Kapi Kapi Growers, with a commitment to sustainability through the years, is making its presence known in the U.S. market.

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 

- Retail
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.