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Top Tips for Effective Merchandising of Organic Bananas

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In 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…

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Ensuring Quality Organic Bananas Every Time

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There is nothing better than a perfectly ripe, sweet banana, just like the ones that Organics Unlimited is proud to provide. But what goes into the making of a perfect banana? There are many factors that…

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Organics Unlimited Helps Organically Grown Company Celebrate $1 Million Donation Milestone to the GROW Fund

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Northwest-based organic distributor of GROW by Organics Unlimited, Organically Grown Company (OGC), recently reached an impressive milestone, announcing the donation of $1 million to the GROW program through 10 years of sales. OGC committed to purchasing…

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Organically Grown Company Announces $1 Million Donated to GROW through Sales of Organic Bananas

SAN DIEGO (May 18, 2016) – Northwest-based organic distributor Organically Grown Company (OGC) recently reached an impressive milestone, announcing the donation of $1 million to the GROW program through 10 years of sales. OGC committed to…

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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…

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

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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…

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Bananas are America’s top 2 favorite fruits

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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Facility Upgrades Help Maintain a High-Quality Organic Banana

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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…

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Health and Wellness Trends Drive Supermarket Change

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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2015 Year in Review

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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…

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GROW and Project Amigo Celebrate the Christmas Fiesta

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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…

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