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Bananas Have Sisters Too!

Red Bananas Organics Unlimited

We learned from the movie Frozen that there is nothing better than sisterly love. Sisters Day is August 3, and we wanted to spread the love of our yellow organic banana sisters: plantains and red bananas. Each with their own unique properties, they both taste great and provide different options for foodies than they are accustom to.  Continue reading

Prepare for GROW Month this September

Prepare for GROW Month this September

We are less than two months away from our favorite time of the year, GROW Month! Every September, we celebrate everything that is GROW and we encourage all to share the amazing stories and work that has been accomplished thanks to your support. Continue reading

Perfectly Fresh Means Happier Customers

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When your customers shop the produce aisles, they’re looking for quality, freshness and appeal.  What they see that looks at the peak of ripeness without being past its prime is what they will often buy. So the more that they can rely on your stores for “perfectly fresh” produce choices, the more they will come back specifically to fill their carts with good tasting bananas, tomatoes, melons and peppers.  Continue reading

Organic Bananas are Naturally Delicious

Organic Bananas are Natural Delicious

It’s without a doubt that organic bananas taste considerably better than conventional bananas. Thanks to the organic growing process, and the fact that ours come from as close as Mexico, the fruit tastes better and fresher. Simply put, organic bananas are naturally delicious. Use this to your advantage when selling organic bananas to your customers.  Continue reading

5 Great Banana Recipes for a 4th of July Picnic

5 Great Banana Recipes for a 4th of July Picnic

Tomorrow is the big day, the 4th of July. But today, July 3, is one of the largest shopping days of the year. While some of your customers may throw a backyard BBQ or go to the beach, many will be going to a park to enjoy the fireworks. A lot of people will want to get to the parks early to grab a good seat, which will most likely involve a picnic basket or an array of food items. Provide them with these five recipes that are great for a picnic atmosphere.

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Why Athletes Need Bananas

Why Athletes Need Bananas

In celebration of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and with Mexico clinching a spot in the second stage, we must celebrate athletes. Athletes make up a major part of who buys bananas, and with good reason. Of course we are always told that bananas are important for you if you’re involved with any athletic activity, but why exactly? Find out after the break.  Continue reading

Celebrate the Summer Sun with Organic Bananas

Celebrate the Summer Sun with Organic Bananas

Summer is here as of June 21. More than ever, your customers will be actively out and about. This gives you the perfect opportunity to promote organic bananas. They are the all natural fruit that provides hours of energy and the perfect portable snack.  Continue reading

8 Simple Banana Recipes to Use for In-Store Sampling

9 Simple Recipes to Use for Sampling In-Store

Everyone knows what bananas taste like, but in addition to a taste test between conventional and organic bananas, create unique sampling opportunities to catch your customers off guard in a positive way.

Not only will fun, prepared samples direct your customer’s eye to the produce section, but they will also provide a great cross promotional opportunity with other products in your store(s).

After the break, check out these eight great banana recipes you can easily prepare in your store as samples without any hassles. Continue reading

Inspiring Letters from GROW Scholars

Inspiring Letters from GROW Scholars

Thanks to your support of the GROW Program, there are many children in Mexico and Ecuador who are able to achieve a brighter future and a better education. Letters are sent from the GROW scholars updating us on their progress in school and community service – opportunities they would not have if it were not for your involvement in the program.

After the jump you will find letters of inspiration from a few of our GROW scholars that are very thankful for your support.
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Highlight Organic Bananas During Fresh Fruit and Veggie Month

Highlight Organic Bananas During Fresh Fruit and Veggie Month

June is National Fresh Fruit and Veggie Month, a time to celebrate your produce section and promote healthy eating. Bananas are hands down the best selling produce item in retailers throughout the nation, and next month will be a great chance to give them the praise they deserve. As one of the healthiest food items to sell to your customers, nothing comes close to this year-round tropical, yellow fruit. Everybody wins with organic bananas.  Continue reading