The story behind ‘Yes, We Have No . . . Bananas’

- Produce Blueprints
The story of New York produce goes far back beyond Hunts Point.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – November 1, 2019

- General News
It's time to talk bananas, Del Monte's plans for retail in the U.S., Sprouts Farmers Market scaling back on store size, and your responsibility to follow through after Fresh Summit in The Produce Reporter Week in Review. 

UN launches emergency project to address spread of banana disease

- General News
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched an emergency project under its Technical Cooperation Programme to help countries in Latin America and the Caribbean fight the spread of Fusarium wilt, a fungal plant disease that can wipe out the banana crops upon which the livelihoods of millions of people depend.

Fyffes launches North American ad campaign

- General News

PRESS RELEASE CORAL GABLES, FL, Oct. 7, 2019 – Fyffes BB #:111359, one of the largest …

Mexican officials tout their response to Panama disease on bananas

- General News
Mexico is prepared to act in a timely manner in events surrounding Fusarium Wilt tropical race IV (TR4), also known as Panama disease. Here's how.

Consumers demand sustainability, so why are retailers scared?

- Produce with Pamela
Pamela chats with Anne-Marie Roerink about consumer demand for sustainable products. While they account for less than 20% of products across the store, they account for more than half of sales growth. 

Revisiting millennials and bananas

- Produce with Pamela
My good friend George Szczepanski asked me to join him recently for a chat about bananas on his side project, Prodcast from the Produce Aisle.

Fyffes introduces new compostable banana band

- General News
As a ‘significant step’ towards reducing its packaging imprint, banana importers Fyffes has introduced new, sustainable and fully recyclable paper banding for use in wrapping its Organic Fairtrade bananas in selected markets.

Trader Joe’s favorite produce item isn’t bananas anymore

- Retail

Over the past 10 years, Monrovia, CA-based Trader Joe’s has polled customers on their favorite items …

Amazon reveals its most popular Whole Foods Prime promos

- Produce with Pamela

Amazon reveals it’s most popular Whole Foods Prime promos