HAPPY GROW MONTH!

GROW-Students GROW Month

If you would like to learn more about GROW, please visit GROWBananas.org.

If you would like to sell GROW bananas in your stores please visit OrganicsUnlimited.com.

Please follow GROW on Facebook and Twitter to show your support and help spread the word about GROW (Giving Resources and Opportunities to Workers).

Recipe: Spiced Banana Crème Brûlée

Recipe Spiced Banana Crème Brûlée

Sweet. Elegant. Fantastic. These are just a few of the many amazing words you could describe this week’s recipe for Spiced Banana Crème Brûlée. Spice up the dessert you serve up to your guests with this unique spin on a tasty classic. For the culinary adventurers out there, this is one banana recipe you cannot pass up! Continue reading

How Can You Help GROW Month?

GROW Month 2014 Organics Unlimited

GROW Month begins September 1 and there are many ways you can help spread the word. The more you support our efforts, the more opportunities others will have at a better life. You have the power to let your customers know that with the purchase of GROW bananas they are truly changing lives. Continue reading

USDA Expands Organic Sales Tracking

USDA Expands Organic Sales Tracking

Organics don’t dominate in the fresh produce aisle, but produce is by far the leading organic food category with 43% of organic food sales in 2012 being fresh fruits and vegetables, according to the Nutrition Business Journal.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture cited the journal’s statistics in its “Organic Market Overview” earlier this year. The government agency does not track sales of all organic commodities, but relies on industry and academia to provide some statistics on organic sales. Continue reading

Recipe: Banana-Cinnamon Waffles

Recipe Banana-Cinnamon Waffles

National Waffle Day was yesterday, but we think there is still cause to celebrate with this deliciously wonderful recipe for banana-cinnamon waffles. Because not only is National Waffle Day an incredible reason to try this recipe, it is also Banana Lovers Day on August 27. The combination of warm fluffy waffles and bananas is a breakfast made in heaven. Continue reading

Support Healthier Lunches for Back to School!

GROW Healthier Lunches for Back to School

September is just around the corner and families are wrapping up their summer vacations. Now more than ever, your customers have started shopping for back to school lunches. Just as eating healthy for adults is currently a big trend, parents are also encouraging their children to eat healthy. Back to school means opportunities to create new promotions for sales; make sure you are emphasizing the importance of healthy eating in your back to school promotions. Continue reading

Recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Caterpillar

Recipe Peanut Butter Banana Caterpillar

Since we partnered with Produce For Kids in their Power Your Lunchbox campaign to for parents to pledge to pack healthier lunches, we found this wonderful banana recipe that is quick, easy and fun for all ages. This little peanut butter banana caterpillar gives kids something enjoyable to discover in their lunches when they open them up and is fun to share with their friends. Continue reading