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BanaBay proudly sponsors FootieBugs

BanaBay proudly sponsors FootieBugs

Lee Hendrie, the former English professional footballer, spent the majority of his career with Premier League club Aston Villa. Lee is now Director of FootieBugs, the UK’s leading children’s football based activity offering classes for children aged from three to nine years. Lee tells us why Footiebugs and BanaBay bananas make such a great partnership……

Bananas at sea!

Bananas at sea!

Sailors believed bananas were bad luck at sea. The sight of bananas surviving a shipwreck led seafarers to suspect that the bananas had cased the wreck themselves! Nowadays, our shippers love carrying our bananas around the world, a far cry from the feared bananas of yesteryear! Avast me hearties let me tell ye a tale,…

BanaBay sponsors FootieBugs Golf Classic

BanaBay sponsors FootieBugs Golf Classic

A football locker room is not complete without a box of bananas for a healthy pre-match energy boost and now BanaBay is sponsoring the FootieBugs Golf Classic which brings together current and past international football players to compete in an 18-hole charity match. BanaBay is a natural partner for FootieBugs which runs classes in football…

Bananas for VegFest!

Bananas for VegFest!

Last weekend we teamed up with celebrity nutritionist Yvonne Bishop-Weston for London’s VegFest, and what a festival it was! With produce from around the globe and companies established and not, it was an amazing event to be a part of, and working with Yvonne made it all the more special. We spent the weekend lavishing…

Leading nutritionist is bananas about BanaBay!

Leading nutritionist is bananas about BanaBay!

Well known Nutrition Therapist Yvonne Bishop-Weston of Foods for Life, a special guest at the forthcoming VegFest UK event in London this year, has recommended BanaBay bananas for food demonstrations at the event. VegFest UK attracts thousands of visitors each year, where food and festival lovers can gain food and dietary advice from talks, cookery…

Competition time! ’Smile for BanaBay’

Smile for BanaBay and be in with the chance of winning a place on the BanaBay team, playing a spectacular round of golf with top international footballers, both past and present, including Joe Hart, Peter Crouch and Gareth Barry. On Wednesday November 6th, both current and past international footballers will be competing in a spectacular…

BanaBay targets Fairtrade certification for its Ecuadorian bananas

BanaBay targets Fairtrade certification for its Ecuadorian bananas

Banana brand BanaBay hopes to be Fairtrade certified by the end of 2013, and to double imports into Europe next year. It currently imports about a million bananas a week from Ecuador, but predicts that number will double from January, thanks to new contracts. Fairtrade certification would further accelerate growth, BanaBay said. Its bananas are…

BanaBay enjoys ’meteoric’ growth

BanaBay enjoys 'meteoric' growth

UK-based banana firm continues to expand, with plans to enter the Chinese, American and Russian markets An expanding UK-based banana firm has set its sights on the Chinese, Russian, and American markets. BanaBay, formed at the start of 2013, has experienced ”meteoric growth” in its short life, and now imports 10 containers a week from…

BanaBay bag a bunch of awards!

BanaBay bag a bunch of awards!

We know BanaBay bananas are brilliant, but now we have the proof! On the 19th of September, our team in Ecuador entered a prestigious ‘best banana’ competition – but with over 30 large and well-respected plantations representing their bananas, BanaBay were up against some serious competition! The judges were looking for the largest and highest…

Back to school bananas!

Back to school bananas!

The kids are back at school, and along with pencil case packing, and school bag stuffing, there will be the lunch box debate. In the playground, lunchbox competitiveness is fierce – so finding a snack that keeps kids and parents happy can be a struggle. The solution? Bananas! Not only are bananas the world’s most…

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