Fyffes Partners With the Food Bank of Honduras to Improve Nutrition and School Attendance of Honduran Children

August 11, 2022 Fyffes

With the aim of supporting healthy nutrition and reducing school absenteeism of children in the communities near Fyffes melon-producing farms in Choluteca, Honduras, Fyffes and the Food Bank of Honduras have created a pilot programme ‘Nutrition with Melon Flavour’ (or ‘Nutrición con Sabor a Melón’) which has already benefited 138 families.

Fyffes Extends Medical Assistance to Honduran Communities During Melon Off-Season

July 15, 2022 Fyffes

Fyffes and its Honduran melon subsidiary Sol Group launched a series of ‘Community Medical Brigades’ to reach community members and seasonal workers surrounding their farms during the off-season.  

800 Dole Employees, Supporters From Four Countries Come Together for 21k La Ceiba Run to Raise Funds for Honduran Charities

March 4, 2022 Dole

On February 21, Standard Fruit de Honduras, a subsidiary of Dole Food Company, and Dole teammates in Honduras, Guatemala, United States, and Italy joined up for the 4th annual 21K La Ceiba fundraising run event in support of residents in La Ceiba, Honduras.

Fyffes Completes Community Needs Assessment in Honduras

September 28, 2021 Fyffes

Fyffes has concluded its first community needs assessment in the surrounding communities of its melon farms in Choluteca, Honduras. During the months of July and August this year, 900 community members took part in anonymous, confidential interviews conducted by independent consultants. Community members were surveyed on their economic, environmental and social concerns, as well as how Fyffes subsidiary SOL impacts them.

Chiquita Donates More than Ten Tons of Food and Supplies to Support Honduras and Guatemala Communities Devastated by Hurricanes

April 20, 2021 Chiquita

As Central America continues to feel the devastating aftermath of Hurricanes Eta and Iota, Chiquita is extending its relief work in Honduras and Guatemala, an area that has been the source of Chiquita’s yellow bananas for more than a century.