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Fyffes promotes sustainability with recycled CHEP pallets

Fyffes has converted all of its melon shipments to include the use of recycled and repurposed wooden pallets from CHEP.

Fyffes earns marketing effectiveness award

When it came time for judges for the 2019 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award to choose a Platinum winner, they found it easy to pronounce “Fyffes.”

Concord Foods debuts Chiquita Banana Pop Kit

Brockton, Mass.-based Concord Foods has partnered with Chiquita on a new banana pop kit.

Chiquita donates 4.4 million pounds of bananas annually to food banks

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Chiquita has donated more than 4.4 million pounds of bananas this year through its partnership with Feeding America.
Dec 18, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Bananas

Chiquita’s B2B website offers insight into banana category

Chiquita Brands International, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has a new business-to-business website with a produce and services catalog, best practices white papers and category leadership materials and more.

Artist Ricardo Cavolo and Chiquita banana stickers

Throughout December, Chiquita Brands International is unveiling new banana sticker designs from Spanish illustrator and fashion designer Ricardo Cavolo.

Ocean vessel fuel prices rising for produce suppliers

Ocean transportation costs are going up, and that will translate to slightly higher delivered costs for Latin American produce hitting U.S. shores.
Nov 12, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Bananas

Dole releases recipes inspired by Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’

Dole has another round of recipes to tie in with Disney’s “Frozen 2,” taking inspiration from characters in the film.

Chiquita supports fitness and sustainability at NYC marathon

Chiquita Brands International is the banana sponsor for the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon for the second year in a row.

Fyffes fuels Marine Corps Marathon runners

For the seventh consecutive year, Fyffes refueled runners of the Marine Corps Marathon with bananas as they crossed the finish line.