This Week

Promote Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Consumer Health

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We all know that fruits and vegetables are a key component to a healthy diet, and now we have more research that shows why produce is so important. A new study in the American Chemical Society's…


Welcome the Newest GROW Scholar: Brian Arturo Plancarte de los Santos

GROW Scholar

Through your GROW by Organics Unlimited purchases, Organics Unlimited is able to give back to the communities in Mexico and Ecuador where our organic bananas are grown. The GROW program supports Project Amigo, a nonprofit partner…


Bananas are America’s top 2 favorite fruits


Every year, The Packer conducts the Fresh Trends study that analyzes consumption of fresh produce by the U.S. population. It reveals America’s top 20 fruits and vegetables. This year, bananas made it once again number two,…


Organic Produce Display Signs with Design in Mind

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With the many available produce options to offer customers, what can you do to grab their attention? Is it with discounts? Could it be in the way you display products? Location? Or maybe it’s the right…


New Organic Foods Research Highlights Benefits

New Organic Foods Research Highlights Benefits

As more studies are performed on the differences between organic and conventionally grown food products, researchers are finding macro and micro evidence that organic food may be more beneficial for consumers. Fresh Plaza recently shared a…


Introducing GROW Students Erasmo and Alondra

Introducing GROW Students Erasmo and Alondra

Project Amigo, a nonprofit that helps provide access to education for youth in the state of Colima, Mexico, is one of the primary beneficiaries of the funds raised from the purchase of GROW organic bananas. Through…


GROW Scholars Participate in ESL Class

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Organics Unlimited and GROW have been longtime supporters of Project Amigo, a nonprofit that helps provide access to education for youth in the state of Colima, Mexico. Funds from GROW sponsor students in Project Amigo’s programs.…


Facility Upgrades Help Maintain a High-Quality Organic Banana

Organics Unlimited Bananas

We pride ourselves on delivering a consistently high-quality, sustainable, organic product to our customers. From our state-of-the-art warehouse and ripening facility near the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego County, Organics Unlimited’s tropical fruit is distributed throughout…


Health and Wellness Trends Drive Supermarket Change

Health and Wellness Organics Unlimited Bananas

In a recent issue of The Packer, Pamela Riemenschneider reported that grocery store chain Aldi pledges healthy changes throughout its store. Checkout lanes will be stocked with nuts, trail mix, granola bars and other healthy options…


GROW by Organics Unlimited Supports Project Amigo through Grant

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As most Organics Unlimited retailers and distributors know, a percentage derived from the purchase of each box of GROW organic bananas is earmarked for the GROW Fund. The GROW Fund was created in 2005 to allow…


GROW by Organics Unlimited Provides $150,000 Grant to Project

  SAN DIEGO (Feb. 3, 2016) – The GROW Fund, a nonprofit program developed by Organics Unlimited in 2005, has approved a grant of $150,000 to Project Amigo for 2016 program support. Organics Unlimited and its…


How to Educate Your Staff and Customers about Organic Bananas

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In a recent article, the Supermarket News asked multiple grocery chains what is the one thing the produce department would do to increase produce sales. Many answers included education. Produce managers understand the value of educating…


How Winter Weather Affects the Supply of Organic Bananas

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Winter is a difficult time for banana crops. Banana plants are tropical and thrive in warm climates. When temperatures drop, growers everywhere experience slower production rates, which leads to banana shortages and higher prices for consumers.…


Help Customers Keep their Healthy New Year’s Resolutions with Banana Facts

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With the New Year upon us, many consumers will be starting 2016 with some healthy resolutions. Considering a large part of health consists of what you eat, grocery store managers may want to think about how…


2015 Year in Review

Organics Unlimited Staff Christmas Party 2015

As the year draws to a close, we looked back at 2015 and found that Organics Unlimited and GROW had quite a few memorable moments over the last 12 months. The year began with Organics Unlimited…


GROW and Project Amigo Celebrate the Christmas Fiesta

GROW Bananas Project Amigo Christmas Fiesta

Organics Unlimited believes in helping advance the well-being of the families living in their communities. A portion of the proceeds from every GROW organic banana purchased gets re-invested into the communities surrounding the Organics Unlimited farms…


Consider Using Grab ‘n’ Go Tactics to Market to Men

Marketing Produce to Men

A recent piece by James Prevor in Produce Business discusses, in part, how the industry can sell more produce and achieve our collective goal of making the 5 a Day campaign a success. While the piece…


Tips for Keeping Customers Healthy over the Holidays with Organic Bananas

Organics Unlimited Healthy for the Holidays

  Tis the season of celebration and indulgence! With all the specialty, heavier fare that your customers may eat over the holiday season, healthy habits can be pushed to the back of the mind. What’s more,…


Merchandising Organic Bananas in the Holiday Season

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When customers think of holiday fare, turkey, potatoes, cranberries and frosted sugar cookies come to mind. While organic bananas are a staple for most households, during the holiday season they can be lost in the mounds…


Happy Thanksgiving from Organics Unlimited and GROW

Happy Thanksgiving from Organics Unlimited and GROW 2015

From all of us at Organics Unlimited, we’d like to express our thanks to all our dedicated retailers, distributors and organic banana consumers for your support throughout the year. Thanksgiving is always a great time to reflect…