Equifruit’s Jennie Coleman Named Among Globe and Mail’s 2023 Changemakers for Her Role in Promoting Responsible Banana Sourcing

February 27, 2023 Equifruit

Equifruit’s President, Jennie Coleman, is among the winners of this year’s Globe and Mail Changemakers Award. The award recognizes emerging business leaders who are changing the status quo through their ideas, accomplishments, and impact.  Coleman was chosen for her commitment to responsible sourcing and Fairtrade practices in the global banana industry.

Fresh Del Monte and Talc Investment Announce Banana Partnership in Somalia

February 6, 2023 Fresh Del Monte

Fresh Del Monte Produce and Moze Holding Limited, a Talc Investment company, are pleased to announce the signing of a Somalia-based, multi-year banana partnership located in the heart of the previously famed banana belt area.

Ecuadorian Company International S.A.S signs commercial deal with Latino Arabe for Vegetables and Fruits Trading LLC

Three months ago, the Ecuador Company International S.A.S and the Latino Arabe For Vegetables And Fruits Trading LLC signed a commercial deal related to the export of the Ecuadorian company an estimated 28 thousand tons of bananas annually. The amount of the deal was estimated at 12 million dollars annually. The Ecuador Company International S.A.S is considered one of the leading companies in the production and export Bananas to various parts of the world. The company has many well-known brands in the American, British and European markets.

As Production Costs Soar, Fairtrade Raises Banana Prices in Support of Farmers

October 20, 2022 Fairtrade

Fairtrade has announced new minimum prices for bananas in an effort to cushion banana farmers from the impact of skyrocketing production and living costs.

Strella Launches Automated Quality Management Platform for Retailers

August 26, 2022 Strella

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