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.

Kapi Kapi Growers Names Sofia Acon as President

December 15, 2023 Kapi Kapi Growers

Acon was instrumental in bringing Kapi Kapi Growers to the U.S. market four years ago, co-founding the company, shaping its vision and strategic plan, leading the development of the brand and building an extraordinary team.

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.