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Fruit Logistica 2017

Fruit Logistica 2017

Following their 4th appearance at the biggest fresh produce gathering in the world, Fruit Logistica, the BanaBay team reported positive outcomes: “It was great to meet plenty of our existing clients coupled with a large amount of interest from new prospects from various countries.” – Harley Williams    “It was a good show with lots…

BanaBay Going Further with Quality

BanaBay has branched out with the establishment of CBC Fruit, a joint venture export company based in Ecuador, and introduced a Quality Co-ordinator on the ground to ensure BanaBay has greater control over the entire process of quality checks, production and documentation. CBC Fruit will also mean greater responsiveness at source to pricing, market information…

Introducing Nic Chambers

Introducing Nic Chambers

Nic Chambers is BanaBay’s technical adviser tasked to enhance and maintain quality standards.   Nic is overseeing the implementation of a full quality management system to include attainment of ISO9001 and British Retail Consortium importer accreditation.   Nic’s as an extensive background in agriculture so is enthused by fast paced world of fresh produce and…

Available Now – Bananas from the Philippines

BanaBay has expanded its banana sourcing range to include the Philippines which provides an ideal supply point to customers in new markets including the Middle East, China, Korea, Russia and Iran. Contact us now about weekly shipments of bananas from the Philippines and our latest spot prices.

Fruit Trials

Fruit Trials

The appetite for BanaBay is building across the globe with new produce trials now underway across Eastern Europe, Ukraine, Bosnia, Russia, Greece, Korea and China.

New Export Partnership

BanaBay has a new export partner CBC Fruit. Based in Ecuador, CBC was set up to give BanaBay comprehensive end-to-end control of the supply chain from plantation to port. The move will serve to support existing partnerships and ultimately deliver improved customer service.

Expert Team on Hand at Fruit Logistica

Expert Team on Hand at Fruit Logistica

As Fruit Logistica is such an important event on the trade calendar, practically the entire UK based team will be in attendance at Fruit Logistica to tackle every aspect of your fruit supply requirements – Mark O’Sullivan – MD, Ian Shuttlewood – General Manager, Nic Chambers – Technical/Supply Chain Manager, Monika Jaworowska – Marketing and…

New Produce Show is a Hit

New Produce Show is a Hit

BanaBay is back after #CelebratingFRESH at the brand new food expo, the Amsterdam Produce Show, having presented its new lines – mangoes, avocados and limes – available from 2017.   The event began with a gala cocktail party at the iconic Westergasfabriek where the team networked and tasted some amazing fresh produce based food &…

Encouraging Healthy Eating

Encouraging Healthy Eating

The first day of the show featured chef demonstrations, seminars and conferences including a masterclass by Coolfresh on how to encourage young people to eat more fresh produce.   The second day involved a tour of the port at Rotterdam – one of BanaBay’s key strategic operational locations – and meeting with journalists.

Maintaining Quality

Maintaining Quality

With a view to keeping tabs on quality standards using new technology, BanaBay paid a visit to Opticool to gain a better understanding of the packaging and storage of bananas and other fresh produce.  While at ADB the team had a glimpse of a computer controlled movable rack system which maximising product freshness.

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