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BanaBay to open new office in Shanghai

BanaBay to open new office in Shanghai

Fresh fruit producer and distributor BanaBay has announced the opening of a dedicated office in Shanghai following rapid growth in China and strong interest from other areas in Asia. According to managing Director Mark O’Sullivan, this is an extremely important move for BanaBay, as the company perceive huge market potential for the brand and are…

Banabay secures major new contract in Middle East

Banabay secures major new contract in Middle East

Fast growing tropical fruit producer and distributor BanaBay has secured a new contract with Libyan fruit importer Al Fakira Co. Ltd, based in Tripoli. BanaBay will be supplying their distinctive, premium quality bananas to Al Fakhira, extending the company’s established portfolio, which currently includes apples and pears , kiwi, plums, peaches, nectarines  and apricots ,…

BanaBay’s first organic shipment is UK bound

BanaBay's first organic shipment is UK bound

BanaBay is expecting its first arrivals of organic bananas from Ecuador into Tilbury before the end of the month. This first shipment marks the beginning of a schedule of weekly organic fruit arrivals for the rapidly expanding firm. Business development manager Harley Williams said: “This is an exciting development for BanaBay as we seek new…

Win a Kenwood smoothie maker!

Win a Kenwood smoothie maker!

We are delighted to announce a new and exciting Facebook competition; open to all of our loyal UK based fans! All participants are in for a chance to win a Kenwood smoothie maker in our #SuperSmoothie competition. To enter the competition, simply like our Facebook page and comment on our #SuperSmoothie competition post with the…

London Produce Fair

London Produce Fair

On 5th June BanaBay’s UK sales team, Harley Williams and Emma Tomlinson, attended The London Produce Fair – one of the country’s top fruit and veg events – and made plenty of ‘fresh connections’. Harley reported that it was an excellent, well organised show which was attended by high quality delegates and visitors.  It started…

BanaBay’s Charity Banana Boost

BanaBay’s Charity Banana Boost

BanaBay once again supplied WCRF UK with the fundraising fruit of 200 bananas which were handed out on June 5th to London office workers in exchange for a donation. The bananas were for the cancer prevention charity’s partnership with media company Informa which includes an annual 3k fun run in Regents Park where staff chase…

BanaBay finalist for growing business award

BanaBay finalist for growing business award

The rapid worldwide expansion of BanaBay, the UK headquartered Ecuadorian banana brand, has been recognised by Growth Accelerator and has been shortlisted for ‘The Brave & The Bold’ awards. The government backed service which fields a team of industry experts to support growing businesses received nominations for BanaBay’s overseas activities and placed it in the…

BanaBay Attends Top London Fresh Produce Show & Awards

BanaBay Attends Top London Fresh Produce Show & Awards

BanaBay is attending the UK biggest fresh produce event, the London Produce Show & Conference on Thursday 5th June as the guest of Pro Ecuador, the body representing Ecuadorian industries. The UK based banana importer which has plantations in Ecuador sees the influential event as an opportunity to showcase its brand, meet retailers and wholesalers…

Banana Fun at VegFest Bristol

Banana Fun at VegFest Bristol

Last weekend, BanaBay supported Europe’s biggest vegan gathering, VegFest.  The three-day event attracted 13,000 visitors, who were charmed with an onsite music festival, and indulged in hundreds of stalls offering all things vegan. BanaBay bananas were the main topic and ingredient for veteran Captain James Tea Cook, notable Chef, Pirate and BanaBay fan, who held…

Birmingham firm’s banana exports soar to weekly 5.7m

Birmingham firm's banana exports soar to weekly 5.7m

Birmingham-based Ecuadorian brand BanaBay has reported further dramatic growth during the first quarter of the year. They have secured a series of new contracts, more than doubling the number of containers it ships globally from 20 containers per week to 53 – the equivalent of approximately 5.7 million bananas a week. Since appearing at Fruit…

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