Tag Archives: Organic Bananas

Think About Preparing Your Organic Banana Holiday Displays Now

Think About Preparing Your Organic Banana Holiday Displays Now

It’s never too early to begin thinking about how you’re going to grab your customers’ attentions this holiday season. While cranberries, apples, green beans, and sweet potatoes are the more traditional produce items for Thanksgiving and Christmas, there are plenty of great recipes and ideas that you can use when marketing your organic bananas. Continue reading

Why Banana Availability Can Vary So Much

Why Banana Availability Can Vary So Much

Organics Unlimited grows most of the organic bananas in Mexico. We chose the location of our farms based on its fertile soil, abundant rainfall and warm climate. However, like any area that is good for growing, there is risk based on weather issues. For us, it is usually tropical storms, including strong winds, heavy rains and hurricanes, but it can also be below normal temperatures. This year in southern Mexico we have seen damage due to strong winds, and we have been in the path of several hurricane force tropical storms. We’d like you to understand a bit of what this can mean for us and for you as a distributor or retailer. Continue reading

Thank You for Celebrating GROW Month 2014

GROW Month 2014 Success

GROW Month has come to an end this year, but not without the valued success of your wonderful support. Every year we look to increase the awareness of the GROW program in hopes that others will be inspired to help provide resources and opportunities for the families and workers in Mexico and Ecuador.

Thanks to your words of encouragement and your dedication to the GROW program, we will be able to continue providing for those in need. The GROW fund will maintain its efforts to keep children in schools, create opportunities for volunteers, set up health and dental clinics, develop clean water programs, and so much more.

As we head into October we would like to remind everyone to share GROW stories with your customers. Your community will value your time and commitment to social responsibility.

Again, thank you for another terrific GROW Month.

GROW Month 2014: Education Updates from Project Amigo and More!

GROW Month 2014 Updates from Project Amigo

There are some amazing things happening in Mexico thanks to your continued support of the GROW program. The purchase of a delicious organic yellow fruit is all it takes to bring smiles to the faces of youths in the state of Colima, Mexico. Your support helps us provide funds to continue educational programs, scholarships, student study centers and more with the non-profit Project Amigo. Learn what is new, and see how your purchase of GROW bananas is helping! Continue reading

GROW Month 2014: GROW Scholars Celebrate the End of Summer

GROW Scholars 2014 Summer Retreat 55

We love to see happy faces on all of the GROW scholars who have been given a better chance at education thanks to your support. Without The GROW Program, many of these kids would not have had the opportunities for success in continuing education. This summer a group of GROW scholars celebrated the end of summer school with a fun retreat. Take a look at the photos after the break. Continue reading

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).

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