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Observing Trends in the Organic Food Movement

New Organic Foods Research Highlights Benefits

It is no secret that consumers are increasingly seeking organic, natural and/or minimally processed foods. Whether it’s to lose weight, fight disease and/or promote good health, today’s consumers are willing to pay a premium for health benefits. The result is that healthy categories of food, like vegetables, fruits and organic bananas are growing much faster than the processed food category.

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How Retailers Can Help Promote GROW Month

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GROW month is Organics Unlimited’s 30-day campaign that aims to create more consumer awareness of organic bananas, fresh produce and healthy lifestyles. We do this by partnering with media, but the most important conduit we rely on for sharing information with consumers is our retailer customers. We value your support every day of the year, but particularly in September when we want to make sure every consumer in your store knows the story and mission behind GROW by Organics Unlimited.

In order to help you support GROW month, we have created a toolkit of items you can use in your store and online: Continue reading

Organics Unlimited Announces New Packaging and Messaging

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SAN DIEGO (Aug. 10, 2016)Organics Unlimited, an organic banana grower and importer with headquarters in south San Diego County, is pleased to announce it will unveil a fresh, new look to its branding throughout the coming months, including new banana stickers, revised packaging and an updated look and messaging. The elements will roll out  gradually, beginning in August. Continue reading

Join GROW by Organics Unlimited in a Twitter Party to Promote Healthy Communities

Produce for Kids logoFor the third year in a row, GROW by Organics Unlimited will be partnering with Produce for Kids on its Power Your Lunchbox campaign. To celebrate this partnership, GROW will be part of a Twitter party on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 6 p.m. PT to which everyone is invited to participate! Continue reading

GROW by Organics Unlimited Gives Donation to Environmental Health Coalition

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SAN DIEGO (July 29, 2016) – The GROW Fund, a nonprofit program developed by Organics Unlimited in 2005, has provided a grant to Environmental Health Coalition (EHC), a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to improving health and protecting the environment in communities in the San Diego/Tijuana region. Continue reading

Keeping Up With Growing Demand in Organic Bananas

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Organic bananas are becoming ever more popular. In fact, consumer demand for organic bananas has increased dramatically and overall, they are primed for major sales increases. The fact that consumers have noted the health benefits of consuming organic bananas is great, but is it possible to keep up with demand? Continue reading

Top Tips for Effective Merchandising of Organic Bananas

First Alternative CoopIn the world of produce sales, bananas are consistently a top-seller. However, it is important to remain proactive in increasing banana sales and keep them top-of-mind for customers. How are you merchandising the high quality, organic bananas you sell, and communicating that they are grown sustainably with a concern for the environment and for communities?

Successful merchandising can help you sell more organic bananas. Here, we pull together some of our tried-and-true tips and tricks that we’ve accrued over our decades of selling organic bananas. Continue reading