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

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For 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…

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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…

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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…

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GROW Scholar Rafa Attends High School with the Help of Casa Amiga

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The mission of GROW organic bananas is, and always has been, to help create a better quality of life for not only the workers on our farms, but for entire communities. The agricultural areas of Mexico…

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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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