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Chiquita launches fitness stickers to boost health and wellness

More than 200 million Chiquita bananas will sport a collection of 10 fitness stickers with simple and quick exercise challenges to help promote a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Jul 03, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Bananas, #Produce Retail

Dads are King in Dole’s Father Day promotion

Dole is offering “Dad-friendly” recipes for Father’s Day in a tie-in with Disney’s “The Lion King.”
Jun 14, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Bananas

Dole launches campaign inspired by Disney’s new ‘Lion King’

Inspired by the July 19 release of Disney’s new “Lion King” film, Dole Fresh Fruit is launching a summer-long healthy living initiative, National Eat More Fruit and Vegetables Day.

Fyffes ditches plastic with paper bands on organic bananas

Fyffes is introducing a new band for banana bunches as a significant step in reducing packaging.

TV show features Chiquita’s sustainability measures

Chiquita Brands International, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will be featured on “Tomorrow’s World Today,” a television program that seeks innovation in using natural and technological resources for sustainability.

Del Monte reports value-added sales up, banana prices down

Fueled by strong sales from the company’s Mann Packing business, Coral Gables, Fla.-based Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. said net sales increased in the first quarter of 2019.
May 02, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Bananas

Fyffes donates bananas to NYC fundraiser

Coral Gables, Fla.-based Fyffes Inc. donated 2,500 bananas to participants at PurpleStride New York City.

Fyffes utilizes water recycling system

Fyffes is reducing water consumption by 80% with a new water recycling system at its banana farm in Costa Rica.
Mar 21, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Bananas

Dole’s ‘Captain Marvel’ campaign honors teachers

As “Captain Marvel” arrives in movie theaters March 8, Dole is celebrating off-screen female “superheroes” as well with its Powering the Hero Within campaign.

Dole honors females with ‘Captain Marvel’ inspired promo

Dole is honoring fictional and real female superheros with a promotion centering on Captain Marvel and her alter-ego Carol Danvers.