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Chiquita promo builds on success of Lego movie

You could say “Everything is Awesome!” about Chiquita’s new tie-in with The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.
Jan 18, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Bananas

Dole has new recipes for Mickey’s B-Day

Dole Food Co. is releasing more Disney-themed recipes in celebration of Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday on Nov. 18.

Artist Romero Britto turns Chiquita bananas into ‘canvas’

Chiquita Brands International’s iconic blue and yellow banana sticker is getting more colorful.
Nov 06, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Bananas

Dole bananas ‘talk’ to students with inspiring messages

A Virginia Beach, Va., elementary school cafeteria manager has received attention for writing inspirational messages to students on bananas.

Fresh Del Monte reports loss, despite higher sales

Bigger sales in value-added produce failed to offset lower selling prices for bananas and other fresh produce in the latest quarter for Coral Gables, Fla.-based Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc.
Oct 30, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Bananas

Chiquita’s new containers more energy efficient

Chiquita Brands International, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is reducing energy consumption with improvements in design an operating efficiency of containers used to ship bananas to ports.

Poor produce quality is un-culled for

If a display has only the best you have to offer, customers have a funny way of reacting — they open bags and fill them with fresh produce.

Texas port drug discovery is bananas

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice got a surprise when they opened donated boxes of bananas destined for prisoners.

Fyffes celebrates 130 years

Dublin, Ireland-based Fyffes is marking its 130th Anniversary in September, and the celebration will continue after that.
Sep 19, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Bananas