GROW Funded Ecuador Early Childhood Education Project Update

GROW Ecuador Early Childhood Education Project Update

Thanks to our wonderful supporters of the GROW program, Children International is able to continue to develop and expand its Early Childhood Education program in Guayaquil, Ecuador. We have seen incredible growth and response to this amazing program with even more volunteers and children. Learn more after the break.  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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U.S. Parents Willing to Spend More on Organics, Study Shows

U.S. Parents Willing to Spend More on Organics, Study Shows

The proportion of U.S. parents citing price as a barrier to buying organic products has dropped sharply in the last year, showing that more families are willing to pay a price premium for organic-certified items.  Continue reading

Recipe: Breakfast Banana Kebabs

Recipe Breakfast Banana Kebabs

We want to share two of the most perfect breakfast recipes that will inspire the most excellent morning for your July 4th weekend. And the best part is, you can eat them on a stick! First are french toast kebabs and the second is buckwheat blini kebabs. Each with their own distinct characteristics, they will guarantee a great start to your long weekend.

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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

Organics Continue Double Digit Growth

Organics Continue Double Digit Growth

While organic products in the marketplace continue to experience double digit growth, they still only represent a small percentage of overall business, meaning there is much room for more growth.

That was the take away message delivered by a trio of speakers at a workshop sessions during the United Fresh Produce Association convention in Chicago, June 10-12. 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