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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.

Berlin Fruit Logistica 2017

Berlin Fruit Logistica 2017

All of this paves the way for the international produce spectacular Fruit Logistica in Berlin, February 2017 where BanaBay will take up residence as usual in Hall 23 Passage D. Stay tuned for more details.

New Office for BanaBay

New Office for BanaBay

BanaBay is excited to announce the opening of a new office in Ecuador at Puerto Santa Ana in the city of Guayaquil.  Recognised as modern and cosmopolitan area, BanaBay is ideally located with other businesses serving the port of Guayaquil. The new office was established to co-ordinate weekly loadings while BanaBay’s agronomist and his team…

Introducing Carolina Escobar

Introducing Carolina Escobar

Coinciding with the new office opening, Carolina Escobar is one of our team members who will be based there. Joining as Business Development Manager she brings with her over 5 years experience in the fresh produce sector and will handle sales, co-ordination of suppliers and materials as well as management of logistical and operational duties…

Amsterdam Produce Show (2-4) November

Amsterdam Produce Show (2-4) November

Join the team at a brand new boutique trade expo, The Amsterdam Produce Show & Conference where BanaBay is promoting its new ranges of limes, avocados, mangoes as well as established products bananas, baby bananas, pineapples and plantains.   Taking place at the iconic Westergasfabriek, the event focuses on Holland’s offering as a world leader…

BanaBay Builds Costa Rica Portfolio

BanaBay Builds Costa Rica Portfolio

BanaBay networked up a storm at the produce event celebrating all things Costa Rican PROCOMER (27-29 September). The team met with over 30 companies including producers, exporters and traders for a big range of products including bananas, pineapples and mangos.  As well as catching up with existing partners, BanaBay was on the lookout for ways…

On the Spot – Rotterdam

On the Spot - Rotterdam

For the last 4 years BanaBay has been shipping its produce internationally and one of its liveliest markets is Rotterdam where negotiations are made to suit our clients’ operations in Europe and the Far East. From head office in Birmingham sales are managed directly and BanaBay works closely with clients assisting with logistics and customer…

Growing Along with BanaBay

Growing Along with BanaBay

Logistics specialist Ian Shuttlewood has just clocked up a year with BanaBay.  He describes his journey so far as exciting and varied with a steep learning curve, but also one that he believes with give the brand an edge over its competitors. Originally bought in to manage the logistics operation with the usual targets –…

BanaBay Pushes Forward in Italy

BanaBay Pushes Forward in Italy

Hot on the heels of AFL was MacFrut where the BanaBay team met with clients to discuss future strategies and how to grow the BanaBay brand in Italy. MacFrut was also an opportunity for BanaBay to gear up for a broader sourcing footprint and to seek suppliers of new products, in particular mangos and avocados,…

BanaBay Cements Far East Relationships at Asia Fruit Logistica

BanaBay Cements Far East Relationships at Asia Fruit Logistica

BanaBay spent three productive days in Hong Kong this September at the leading fruit and vegetable trade show, Asia Fruit Logistica (AFL) and can report that the outlook for the banana market is positive. Yuchi Li, Senior Business Development Manager (Asia) says:  “There is continuing growth in the market with 2016 an improvement on 2015…

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