Tag Archives: Bananas

Logistics and Distribution Plays a Big Role in Organic Bananas

Logistics and Distribution Plays a Bigger Role in Organic Bananas

A good logistics system improves the quality of produce to the end consumer. And depending on where you are, deciding on a produce distributor closest to your area of operations is always the best course of action to limit a carbon footprint. With Organics Unlimited’s farms in Mexico, we are able to provide our customers with the highest quality, freshest organic bananas in a short amount of time.  Continue reading

Encourage and Reward Kids to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

Create a Kids Program to Encourage and Reward Healthy Eating

Adult consumers are becoming more health conscious each day. That means they will be focusing more attention on your produce section, but what about their children? We know that kids can be picky eaters at times, so why not reinforce the benefits of healthy eating with positive merchandising and signage?  Continue reading

Heat Up Your Produce Sales with Tropical Fruits

Heat Up Your Produce Sales with Tropical Fruits

Take your customer away to a tropical land by promoting organic bananas and coconuts, as well as other warm destination fruits such as plantains and red bananas. Tropical fruits bring a bit of the exotic to shoppers throughout the year.
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Merchandise Your Organic Bananas in Preparation for Spring

Merchandise Your Organic Bananas in Preparation for Spring

The first day of spring is quickly approaching. With daylight saving time now taking into effect, your customers will want to be out and about more often, which means they will need to keep their energy levels up. Help your customers maintain their active lifestyles with organic bananas and make sure you provide them with reasons to keep coming back for more through informative merchandising. Continue reading

9 Healthy Benefits of Bananas Children Should Know

9 Healthy Benefits of Bananas Children Should Know

March is National Nutrition Month, and to celebrate we have nine valuable tips that you can utilize in your point of purchase materials to market to children. As grown ups we understand the value of bananas and why it’s important to eat your fruits and vegetables. Targeting these fun facts at children will encourage them to be more excited about their health and will have them asking their parents to buy more organic bananas. Continue reading

Taste the Difference: Sample Organic Bananas to Kids

Taste the Difference Sample Organic Bananas to Kids

They say the way into the heart is through their stomach, which is why sampling your products is one of the best tactics to influence your consumers to buy. With so much debate on GMO, food productions, and health conscious options, organic bananas are the perfect choice to sample in your store. And to gain the maximum amount of customers your best bet is to reach out to children. Continue reading

Organics Unlimited Increases Organic Banana Plantings in Mexico

Organics Unlimited Increases Organic Banana Plantings in Mexico

With an eye on expanding its market and buoyed by strong demand, Organics Unlimited has increased its organic banana acreage.

“Organics Unlimited is an organic banana grower in Mexico, and we also pack and import all of our bananas to the United States for distribution there,” said Mayra Velazquez de Leon, who, with her husband, Manuel, owns and operates Organics Unlimited in San Diego. “Distribution is from our warehouse in San Diego, where we sell to both chains who have ripening capabilities and wholesalers who ripen.” Continue reading

Great Tips for Marketing Bananas to Kids

Marketing Bananas to Kids

It’s a New Year, a new you. With resolutions of health in mind for ourselves, why can’t we help our children learn the benefits of being healthy too? We learn from an early age from our parents the lifestyle choices that shape our decisions throughout life. So let’s help parents make the nutritious choice for their kids and teach them the power of bananas. Continue reading

Make Your New Years Resolution Sustainable

Make Your New Years Resolution Sustainable

As you prepare for the New Year today, think bigger for your New Years resolution. Set sustainability goals for your business that will not only improve the way your company works and could help cut costs, but also the help the planet in the process.

Do you have sustainable goals for the New Year? Tell us in the comments section below.

From all of us at Organics Unlimited, we wish you a Happy New Year

Want to help promote sustainability?  Check out our online store for new POP materials for each of your retail locations. Contact us at info@organicsunlimited.com for login information.

If you’d like to be involved and to learn more about Organics Unlimited and GROW, visit OrganicsUnlimited.com, GROWBananas.org, or call (619) 710-0658.

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Project Amigo Celebrates their Christmas Fiesta

Christmas Fiesta 2013 Pinata

As GROW, the non-profit label of Organics Unlimited, continues to flourish, the more opportunities the workers and families in the banana growing regions of Mexico and Ecuador gain. One of the wonderful places our funds go to is Project Amigo, a non-profit organization that helps poor children of Colima, Mexico achieve their highest potential by providing programs that motivate them to stay in school and improve their access to higher education. This month was their annual Christmas Fiesta. Continue reading