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Sector | Bananas

How gene editing offers a solution

Are bananas at risk of extinction?

Banacol: Cultivating employment and progress in Colombia

Zero Gravity Solutions attends Acorbat International 2024

Ecuador's recent trade agreement with China has boosted banana exports

Colombia's banana sector sees a new commercial window in Asia

Average wholesale prices of bananas in Europe

Spanish average price of European bananas at €320 per 100 kgs in week 23

Vietnam surpasses the Philippines in banana exports to China

PHDEC issues banana bunch bags to increase export potential in Pakistan

CDC reported exports of 10,255 tons of bananas from January to April 2024


"The cooperative model provided a solution to the tax pressure on banana producers in Peru"

Japanese man arrested for assaulting wife with banana peel

Banana sustainability strategy to be unveiled in Monterey

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize at £1.02, unchanged from last week

Japan aids the Philippines in combating banana disease

Florida jury orders Chiquita to compensate families of eight Colombian individuals

Corbana backs the call for fair pricing of bananas in international markets

Cameroon banana exports totalled 68,874 tons in the first four months of 2024

Jorge Ángel Aguilar Gallegos of Coliman Bananas

“Social responsibility goes beyond certification”

Roberto Silva-Rodríguez, director of Agropiura SAC:

"We're open to starting conversations with potential clients in Europe about organic bananas"

Minister emphasizes adoption of sustainable practices to enhance competitiveness

Financial support for banana and plantain producers Saint Lucia

Chemical-free method

How an Indian woman turns a bunch of bananas yellow within 2 days

Giant Huntsman spider found in UK school

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize at £1.02: up 2% compared to last week

Storm wipes out banana crop in eastern Chitwan, Nepal

After a complicated period, Canarian banana prices have started to recover

Greek authorities found 46 kilos of cocaine in a banana container

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Prices for bananas from Belize stable compared to last week

Government Dominican Republic urged to lift ban on exporting plantains to Haiti

Viral TikTok: self-checkout pronounces "Organic Bananas" hilariously

Luud Clerckx, from AgroFair, and Diego Balarezo, from Solidaridad:

"Supermarkets prefer to keep banana prices as low as possible to win the battle for the consumer"

Seeking support for increased exports

Philippines eyes Japanese avocado market

Banana producers continue to urge European supermarkets to adopt fair trade practices

Banana sales increased in Madeira in the first four months of 2024

Ecuador’s latest State of Emergency not affecting banana and exotic fruit exports

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service works to counter Fusarium TR4

Engineering students develop stronger, waterproof banana fiber tiles

Lacking sufficient refrigerated transport and pack-house facilities

Post-harvest losses in India still too high


Over the last ten years, banana producers in Peru have been paid satisfactory prices

The Netherlands led the demand for Peruvian bananas in April

Top-10 banana producing countries in the world in 2024

Kazakhstan project saw 7,400 banana tree seedlings planted last year

Kenya hosts training on fusarium TR4 banana disease prevention

Queensland University of Technology

QUT works on robotic innovation in Australian banana farming

British supermarkets collaborate on ethically sourced bananas

Colombian banana exports grew by 18.8% in the first quarter

Banana and pineapple imports hit record highs in South Korea

Princess Anne's unique banana preference

Jamaicans recognize critical importance of keeping TR4 disease at bay

Early detection of Fusarium Wilt disease using key genetic markers

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize at £0.99: 6% drop from last week

Average wholesale prices of bananas in Europe - week 19

The average wholesale price of European bananas at €102 per 100 kgs in Spain

Gale damage to banana crop in Tiruchy, India

World Bee Day, May 20

Macro-sanctuary has tripled bee population

Australia approves commercialization of genetically engineered banana

Canary bananas reach the Polish market

"We produce our fruit to have it marketed, not withdrawn from the market to keep prices stable"

Cameroon banana market: New player on the rise

Attempts underway to revice Fiji's banana export market

Mina Maged - Mimac

“We will start to export our bananas to Europe at the end of June"

Costa Rican banana and pineapple grower hits national distribution in the U.S.

Banana farms in Colombia face climate challenge

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize at £1.06: 8% drop from last week

New Zealand Industry collaboration turns banana waste into fibers

Golden Exotic reports over €1.8 mln losses from 2023 Akosombo Dam spillage

Farmer acquires banana and macadamia farm on KZN South Coast

Current trend adversely affects competitiveness

Exchange rate crisis strikes Costa Rican banana sector


The arid climate provides the perfect conditions for organic banana cultivation

Survey shows adverse weather affected 186,000 banana trees in Erode, India

Minimal growth in Filipino agricultural sector in Q1

Mozambique banana exports dropped to US$32.3 million in 2023

"The situation forces us in Finland to find alternative origins for Spain and other southern producer countries"

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize up 22% compared to last week

Significant losses due to rains and winds in Chamarajanagar, India

Latam banana producers object to Italian retailer's discount pricing of €0.85 cents per kg

Terenciano Ondo, founder and CEO of Afrom Exportaciones S.L.:

"We are working to ensure that products from Equatorial Guinea are consumed in European markets"

Ecuador introduces a new code for the banana sector

Turning to cultivation of mangoes, oranges, pineapples, apples, and grapes

Ugandan president calls for agricultural diversification

Banana research in North Carolina aims to combat deadly fungus

The Canary Islands is already exporting bananas to Poland

Banana movement stays steady while plantain market gains strength

Ghanaian banana exporter plans West African expansion

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize at £0.94: 2% drop from last week

Kazakhstan: In the Turkestan region, the first banana harvest of the season has ripened

Uganda tightens inspection on avocado, banana, and pineapples to improve export quality

Triathlon Triumph: racing with bananas

Helge Sparsoe - Fyffes

“We knew that putting a new consumer brand into this category would be something radically new"

Cocaine found in banana crates in at least four locations in Germany

Peru's banana exports have decreased by 15% so far this year

Kazakhstan is a front-runner in banana consumption in Central Asia

Including banana, mangoes, potato, and baby corn

India formulates export action plans for 20 agricultural products

Ecuador's banana exports up to March 2024 decreased by 0.24%

Heini Grandi of Ctm Agrofair on the market situation in Italy

Storing and ripening fair trade bananas using renewable energy

Record for fastest marathon in fruit costume

The lack of competition slowed down the fall in Ecuadorian banana exports

Attilio Pagni, Alimentari Ortofrutticoli ABC:

"We should try to value bananas more"

Turkmenistan ranks last in the world in banana consumption

Saint Lucia farmers take issue with new banana boxes


Experimental banana harvesting methods in Holguin province

UAE Minister of Commerce, Thani Al Zeyoudi, is visiting Ecuador

Trade agreement discussions between Ecuador and the United Arab Emirates

Karnataka, India

Banana yield decline in Belagavi district due to drought and power shortages

Costa Rica highlights the importance of Spain as a gateway for its products to Europe

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize at £0.96: 3% drop from last week

But banana sector experienced significant upturn

Traditional exports from Belize continue to struggle: citrus shipments down

Robert Greeve, Anaco & Greeve:

"We increasingly supply bananas to other Eastern Europen ripeners"

Vietnam overtakes the Philippines as the largest banana exporter to China

Ferpacific held the Banana Nutritech, a training session for banana producers

Chiquita (Italy)

Europe's largest banana ripening facility opened

B Corp certification in Fairtrade banana category

New banana variety resistant to the Fusarium fungus arrives in Ecuador

Banana industry's future in the face of challenges

Vietnamese bananas gain traction in Hong Kong

Chiquita -

Banana brand makes debut at Milan Design Week

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize at £0.99: 2% rise compared to last week

Organic banana yields should increase again soon

Average wholesale prices of bananas in Europe

Average price of European bananas at €205 per 100 kgs in week 14, in Spain

Colombian banana industry aiming for 5% volume growth in 2024

US Department of Labor awards grant to enhance compliance with international labor standards in Ecuador’s banana sector

Bananas facilitate quicker recovery after running

Banana price surge in Algeria addressed by Trade Minister Zitouni


Cocaine found at Port of Beirut in banana shipment from Ecuador

In March, banana exports dropped in Cameroon

Banana outrage: the new focus of Delta Airlines lounge controversy

Latam banana producers unhappy with German retailer's low price promotion

Blue banana cultivation flourishes in East China

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Wholesale prices: Bananas from Belize at £0.96

Cost-benefit analysis of banana peels and sweet potato vines in rabbit diets

Diagnosing banana badass styles

“Israel’s locally grown organic bananas are selling for double the price of regular ones”

Scorpion concealed in Costco bananas stings man