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Panamanian banana exports grow in 2021

- International
Panamanian banana exports grew 7.1 percent so far this year, accumulating 242,840 tons.

Ecuadorian banana exports improved in July

- International
Ecuadorian banana sales recovered in July, registering a record figure for the month over the last five years.

A bright future for tropical fruits

- Analysis
Every now and then, it’s a good idea to step back and look at the proverbial Big Picture.

The threatened Cavendish and its alternatives

- Analysis
It sounds as if it belongs in the infinite cache of rejected names for rock bands: banana extinction.

Costa Rica takes the gold in 2020

- International
The nation was the largest fresh or dried banana exporter in Central America with $1.083 billion, followed by Guatemala with $930 million, Honduras with $531 million, Panama with $152 million, and Nicaragua with $23 million, as reported by America-Retail.

Sonic brings back banana pudding shake

- General News
Sonic Drive-In adds a new, limited-time-only Banana Pudding Shake to its delicious dessert lineup, creating a creamy, sippable version of a classic childhood treat that features the comforting taste of banana pudding.

Fyffes releases sustainability report, commits to greenhouse gas emission reduction

- General News
Fyffes first-ever sustainability report has been published today and includes 13 ambitious targets to fulfil Fyffes sustainability strategy, aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Ecuadorian banana exports decreased in Q1 2021

- International
The Ecuadorian Federation of Exporters (Fedexpor) released data showing a decrease in banana exports the first quarter of this year while citing a slow economic recovery in destination countries and the impact of confinement measures in some countries as the two main factors.

Longo’s commits to 100% Fairtrade bananas

- Retail
For Longo’s, a full commitment to Fairtrade bananas comes as the latest in a long line of sustainability initiatives centred around environmental stewardship, responsible sourcing, and healthy communities, including waste diversion, use of renewable energy, and community donations.

Bananas and pineapples top Costa Rica’s exports in 2020

- International
INEC released a preliminary report showing that bananas and pineapples together represented 16.2 percent of the total value exported by Cost Rica during 2020, according to Nacion, a Costa Rican reporting agency.