08.07.2019
Japanese Corporation, Sumitomo, announced recently its intention to sell its 49 percent stake in Philippines banana producer Sumifru, to it's partner in the joint venture, Thornton Venture Ltd.    The announcement comes at a time when Sumitomo, who last year bought Irish fruit giant Fyffes, is under fire over a labour dispute and rights abuses on its plantations in the Philippines.    At a recent news conference in... Read more...
On 29th May, severe winds destroyed over 80% of production at two of the eight plantations owned by Del Monte’s Guatemalan subsidiary, Bandegua, in the Northern province of Izabál. The same storm did Read more...
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Bananas in the Battle of Ideas By Alistair Smith Banana Link International Co-ordinator 7 March 2019   Few can doubt that our common future is at Read more...