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The History of Organics Unlimited and the GROW Program

At Organics Unlimited, we are proud to be, not only be a family business, but also female owned and run, upholding a legacy that has spanned four generations of organic banana growers. Our history has shaped…

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GROW, Our Fair Trade Label

Here at Organics Unlimited, we believe that the healthiest and most sustainable tropical fruits are grown organically. Social responsibility is of our utmost priority which is why we developed a program that ensures true fair trade…

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How Organic Farming Benefits the Environment

We have all heard whisperings of the benefits of eating organic food. Most people have a general understanding that organic products and produce are better for your health even if they don’t buy them regularly. There…

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Bananas are High in Fiber and Why You Need Them + Healthy Recipes

It is no secret that bananas are delicious. Eat them by themselves, blend them in a smoothie, bake them in bread… the options are endless. In addition to tasting fantastic, they are also incredibly good for…

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Conventional vs Organic Banana Farming – What You Need to Know

 The idea of buying organic produce is a polarizing topic. Depending on who, you talk to you will find people that stand firmly on each side of the debate. But for the average person who is…

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Bananas

Everyone has heard the phrase, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. While we are huge fans of apples, we feel that another fruit hasn’t gotten the proper credit for all the health benefits it…

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GROW Bananas Provide Hearing to Angel

Angel Gabriel is 8 years old and lives in the town of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico with his father Angel, mother Elizabeth and 4 year old little brother. When he was 2 years old, he was diagnosed…

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Organic Bananas Focus on Spring Weight Loss

With spring here and April showers falling many areas of the country, it means that summer and outdoor living can’t be far behind.  For so many of us, that means diets to shed those extra pounds…

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Spring Forward: Taking a Look Ahead to Upcoming Activities

Organics Unlimited will soon be back to peak harvest season of the freshest organic bananas available in the marketplace. Our harvest to order production strategy ensures a fresh, reliable delivery of Organics Unlimited and GROW label bananas…

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Organic Benefits

At Organics Unlimited we are proud of our quality organic bananas, but not just for their fresh taste.  Organic bananas have a multitude of benefits, both in terms of health and environmental. Recent studies highlight just…

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Meeting Organic Demand

We were so proud to see Organics Unlimited President and CEO Mayra Velazquez de León featured in the latest issue of FreshPlaza.com! The article, which talks about demand and organic produce, can be read by scrolling…

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New Year Health Resolutions

New Organic Foods Research Highlights Benefits

With the excitement of the holidays over, it is easy to forget our New Year's resolutions. Many people resolve to take better care of themselves by eating healthier, including more organic, whole fruits and vegetables. This…

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Caring for the Environment One Banana at a Time

Organic farming and sustainability go hand-in-hand when producing the freshest produce with the least amount of cost to the environment. Environmental benefits include healthier soil, reduced carbon emission, increased animal and human health/welfare and improved biodiversity.…

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Banana Trends

  According to FreshFacts on Retail, 2017 Year In Review, published by United Fresh, bananas continue to be the number one selling item in the produce department in the United States.  This comes as no surprise.…

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Happy New Year!

    From all of us at Organics Unlimited.... Wishing everyone a safe and happy New Year! May 2019 bring the best!  

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Happy Holidays!

From everyone here at Organics Unlimited, we would like to take the opportunity to wish you Happy Holidays! We hope that they are safe and joyous and full of cheer. 

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GROW Brings Christmas Cheer!

For many children in poverty-stricken banana growing regions, the holidays can a time when lack of resources is felt especially strongly. GROW by Organics Unlimited seeks to change that by bringing a bit of Christmas cheer…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

From our eco-family to yours, we wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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Banana Trends in the Marketplace

Millennials have been leading sales of produce for a while now. According to thePacker.com, millennials eat 2.7 servings of produce a day, more than any other generation. Yet one area where millennials are not the highest…

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Bananas for the Holidays

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, this is the season for parties and celebrations. Cocktail hours to brunches and all other social activities brings indulgence and the dreaded holiday weight gain. On top of that, the holidays…

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