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BanaBay on Top for Industry Award

BanaBay on Top for Industry Award

BanaBay has made a big impression in the ‘fresh produce Oscars’ having been announced as finalists in two out of only four categories in the Fresh Produce Consortium, Fresh Awards.

BanaBay Boosts Quality with New Appointment

BanaBay Boosts Quality with New Appointment

BanaBay is aiming to enhance its quality standards to meet exacting EU supermarket specifications with the appointment of Nic Chambers as Technical Manager. Charged with the implementation of full quality management system to include ISO9001 and BRC importer and agent accreditation, Nic will oversee the introduction of global quality standards for BanaBay products, from plantation…

London Produce Show

London Produce Show

Relatively new but highly influential BanaBay is going all out for the London Produce Show which attracts all the major fresh produce wholesalers and retailers in the country. Press packs with samples of our newly available plantains have gone to key food journalists and bloggers so they can try this ‘cooking banana’ which is popular…

Industry Recognition for Dynamic Growth & Leadership

Industry Recognition for Dynamic Growth & Leadership

BanaBay’s MD Mark O’Sullivan has been identified as a dynamic business leader and has now been shortlisted for the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Mark is one of 33 competing for the title which recognises his achievement of growing BanaBay from scratch into a multi-million pound banana business in just three years. As…

The Quality Report – Costa Rica

The Quality Report - Costa Rica

Pineapples are BanaBay’s next big thing because of rising demand from customers in America and Europe. So it was down to our procurement and quality team to seek out the sweetest pineapples in the world which happen to come from Costa Rica. Briony Dunmore reported back on her fact finding mission to this beautiful country….

BLOOMIN’ WONDERFUL VIOLETS IN BLOOM – FAMILY 5K FUN RUN

BLOOMIN’ WONDERFUL VIOLETS IN BLOOM - FAMILY 5K FUN RUN

Last Sunday, 19th April, on a cold dull Spring Sunday morning, the village of Alrewas in Staffordshire was transformed into a bright and colourful Spring venue as the first ever VIOLETS IN BLOOM 5K FAMILY FUN RUN attracted over 400 mums, dads, brothers, sisters, babes in pushchairs, toddlers, aunts, uncles, friends and pets galore! The colourful…

BanaBay Introduces New BanaBinos

BanaBay Introduces New BanaBinos

BanaBay marks on its third year in business by expanding its product portfolio. BanaBino or baby bananas, have joined the established line up of conventional, organic and Fairtrade bananas, in direct response to customer demand. Grown in Ecuador, BanaBinos are the mini version of BanaBay’s premium-quality Cavendish bananas. In appearance the baby bananas have bright…

BanaBay Keeps Tabs on Traceability

BanaBay Keeps Tabs on Traceability

To keep pace with its expanded sourcing footprint and growing customer base, BanaBay has invested in leading ERP management software, enabling it to chart the progress of its fruit throughout the entire supply chain and ensure complete product traceability. Following a period of rapid growth, the global fruit grower and distributor is keen to maintain…

BanaBay Bids to open up Russian Market

BanaBay Bids to open up Russian Market

Vitali Donskoi has joined the business development team at fresh fruit grower and distributor BanaBay, to introduce its range of bananas and pineapples to markets in Eastern Europe and Russia. Having identified the potential in the region, BanaBay confirms that Fruit Logistica will be a major opportunity for the brand to meet existing contacts, develop…

BanaBay Targeting Growth for Mexico

BanaBay Targeting Growth for Mexico

Global fruit grower and distributor BanaBay will be looking to maximise its new sourcing arrangements with plantations in Mexico at Fruit Logistica this year, in a bid to build the brand in the European market place. Since taking the decision to supplement banana provision from its owned plantations in Ecuador in Summer 2014, BanaBay is…

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