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GROW Provides Better Education for Children in Colima, Mexico

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GROW by Organics Unlimited provides ongoing financial support and opportunities for banana growing regions, enriching the lives of the farm workers, their families and surrounding communities.

Since 2005, GROW has raised over $1 million, which has helped thousands of families in Mexico and Ecuador. Project Amigo, which provides educational scholarships, homework groups, study centers, dental programs and vision exams in Mexico, is one of the largest recipients of GROW funds. Continue reading

How to Develop Creative Banana Displays

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March is National Nutrition Month and what better way to celebrate it than with creative promotional displays or in-store events. Last week, we spoke to you about in-store and community events that can drive traffic to your store and increase banana sales. This week, we will provide you with some nutritional benefits of bananas, developing unique promotional displays and a few tips on nutritional benefits of peanuts, since March is also National Peanut Month. Continue reading

How to Promote Bananas through In-store or Community Events

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Organics Unlimited banana’s make for a great on-the-go snack to take on a picnic or incorporate in a fruit salad for a cookout. Due to their “just in time” motto, Organics Unlimited is able to transport bananas from Mexico to the U.S. in 4 days, minimizing the carbon foot print and allowing them to deliver a fresh fruit to your store. In turn it gives your customers fresh bananas in their spring/summer snacks.   Continue reading

Bananas Are Sales Leaders in Any Culture

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Organics Unlimited has attended several produce trade shows in the past few years and 2015 is no exception. Last month we attended Organicology in Portland, Ore. Currently, we are at FOODEX, a trade show in Japan, showcasing our BioFruit label and introducing the GROW label and program to our Japanese customers. Continue reading

GROW by Organics Unlimited Receives the Honorable Mention Award for Community Partnership

Prepare for GROW Month this September

2015 is off to a strong start for both our business and Social Responsibility program. As we embark on the 10th anniversary of GROW (Giving Resources and Opportunities to Workers), we are pleased to announce that GROW by Organics Unlimited has earned the Honorable Mention Award for PR Daily’s Best Corporate Community Partnership. Continue reading

West Coast Port Dispute Update

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As the port dispute closes its second lockout week, we’d like our distributors and retailers to know that we’re continuing our best efforts to provide you with excellent customer service during this challenging time. Wednesday of this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez met with both sides in an effort to break the stalemate and avoid a shutdown of 29 West Coast ports.

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Tips for Reaching your Athletic Customer

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For athletes looking to fuel their bodies, a healthy, nutritious diet remains a top priority. Creating organic banana displays that speak to athletes is a smart idea that can be easily done in your store. Loaded with diverse health benefits and with an easy, on-the-go nature, organic bananas can be every athlete’s fruit of choice.

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