Dole Makes National Banana Day 2024 its Biggest in 125 Years and a 10-Day Party

March 28, 2024 Dole plc

Dole’s 125th year in the banana business, the company will celebrate the holiday like never before with 10 days of contests, charity engagements, city proclamations, social media activations, Bobby Banana appearances, employee events and free digital downloads and other giveaways spread across 13 Dole offices from coast to coast across the U.S.

FAO Urges More Cooperation In Banana Sector, Significant for Some Least Developed and Low-Income Food-Deficit Countries and Smallholder Farmers

The 4th Global Conference of The World Banana Forum (WBF), hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), was held at FAO headquarters to discuss an array of challenges faced by banana producers, including the impacts of the climate crisis, high energy and fertilizer costs, and the spread of the destructive Fusarium wilt Tropical Race 4 (TR4) disease.

Dole Celebrates the 125th Year of its Banana Business with a Year Ripe with Celebrations

February 2, 2024 Perishable News

Dole proudly marks 125 years of farming, shipping and selling bananas in 2024 with a year-long celebration featuring contests, partnerships, proclamations, recipes and special appearances by Bobby Banana, the produce leader’s 7-foot mascot committed to inspiring healthier living.

Next New World Announces Shelf-Life Extension Validation for Delicate Fruits and Vegetables

December 26, 2023 Next New World Pte

Next New World Pte. Ltd., in collaboration with The Food Innovation and Resource Centre (FIRC), have validated the shelf-life extension of delicate fruits and vegetables (Bananas and Avocados) by an average of 1.5 times. This feat has been made possible through our patented method of producing porous protein silk solution.

GLOBALG.A.P. North America Announces First Latin American Banana Imports Covered by Produce Handling Assurance Certification

December 19, 2023 GLOBALG.A.P. North America

GLOBALG.A.P. North America is pleased to announce that North American retailers seeking packhouse-level food safety certification for suppliers in Latin America now have the option of GLOBALG.A.P.’s Produce Handling Assurance (PHA) standard.