Fyffes Ireland Introduces New Reduced-Packaging Banana Band

May 17, 2019 Fyffes Ireland

In what it says is a ‘significant step’ towards reducing its packaging imprint, banana importers Fyffes Ireland has introduced new, sustainable and fully recyclable paper banding for use in wrapping its Organic Fairtrade bananas at the point-of-sale.

Fyffes Joins the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer at PurpleStride New York

April 18, 2019 Fyffes

On Saturday, April 13, Fyffes supported thousands who walked to end pancreatic cancer, the world’s toughest cancer, by donating more than 2,500 bananas to participants of PurpleStride New York City at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Hosted by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) New York City Affiliate, the 5k community event is aimed at promoting awareness and raising funds for the fight against pancreatic cancer.

Fyffes Reduces Water Consumption by 80% by Using a Pioneering Water Recycling System at its Banana Farm in Costa Rica

March 21, 2019 Fyffes

Fyffes banana farm Finca Esmerelda is one of the first in Costa Rica to implement a closed-water recycling system, which has successfully reduced water consumption from 200 to 40 litres per box of bananas.

Fyffes marks International Women’s Day by launching its Global Gender Equality Program in Honduras

March 8, 2019 Fyffes

The aim of the Gender Equality Program is to identify challenges to equality faced by women both in the workplace and in their communities. The issues are likely to vary from region to region given the culture and local context. Interventions taken by Fyffes to advance female equality will be adapted accordingly.

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Cultivating Crops and Care: The ‘Lifelong Effects and Benefits’ of Education

January 10, 2019 Fyffes

With Fyffes counting among its core values a focus on providing academic development for local children, we take a closer look at the investments the global produce leader is making in its farming communities.