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BanaBay Supports ‘Beat the Banana’

BanaBay Supports ‘Beat the Banana’

Nearly 500 fun runners chased a man-sized banana around Hyde Park on Thursday 15th May in order to triumph in the 5k challenge ‘Beat the Banana.’ The annual event that uses a human fruit as a race pacemaker is organised by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF UK) to highlight the importance of healthy eating and…

Banana drama at Hyde Park

Banana drama at Hyde Park

Annual ’Beat the Banana’ charity fundraiser sees importer and distributor BanaBay take a hands-on role early 500 fun runners chased a man-sized banana around Hyde Park in order to triumph in the 5k challenge ‘Beat the Banana.’ The annual event in West London’s world-famous park, and which uses a human fruit as a race pacemaker,…

BanaBay in healthy partnership with WCRF

BanaBay in healthy partnership with WCRF

BanaBay is delighted to be chosen as sponsor and official banana supplier for leading cancer prevention charity, World Cancer Research Fund UK (WCRF). Committed to ‘stopping cancer before it starts’, WCRF promotes the importance of eating protective foods; and bananas contain beneficial fibre as well as anti-oxidants which can help prevent disease. Thousands of BanaBay…

BanaBay breaks into tough New Zealand market

BanaBay breaks into tough New Zealand market

Ecuadorian banana brand BanaBay has broken into the tough New Zealand market by offering premium quality produce supported by a direct sourcing package to one of the country’s biggest retail chains, Countdown. BanaBay, which supplies the Woolworth owned chain’s 161 stores, started out on a trial basis shipping one container a week in October 2013…

BanaBay enters the pineapple market

BanaBay enters the pineapple market

BanaBay the premium brand of Ecuadorian bananas has expanded its portfolio to include pineapples. The BanaBay pineapples will be of MD2 Golden variety and will be sourced from plantations in Ecuador, where BanaBay will have its own dedicated hectares. This will enable BanaBay to control the size, colour, brix and acidity of the fruit, whilst…

BanaBay taste sensation at Be:Fit

Anyone who thought ‘a banana is just a banana’ had to eat their words when they tasted BanaBay bananas for the first time at top London health & fitness event, Be:Fit. Held over the last weekend in March the show attracted 12,000 visitors and hundreds of samples of BanaBay bananas were given away to test…

No More Slip Ups

No More Slip Ups

As a result of our increasingly litigious society, with soaring accident compensation claims on businesses and local authorities, scientists have been developing a banana with a non-slip peel as part of a long-term experiment into the nature of slippery surfaces. The new variant was achieved by cross breeding the banana with the Teazle, a plant…

BanaBay continues global journey with first appearance at Asia Fruit Logistica

BanaBay continues global journey with first appearance at Asia Fruit Logistica

  Ecuadorian banana producer BanaBay is making its first appearance at Asia Fruit Logistica (Hong Kong 3–5 September 2014) to expand the global market place for its premium quality brand. Since its launch in the UK in 2012, BanaBay has already achieved extraordinary growth and is currently shipping over a million bananas a week to…

Career change proves fruitful

Career change proves fruitful

Transport entrepreneur Mark O’Sullivan has turned a speculative email from a South American farmer into a West Midlands business importing 80 million bananas a year. Steve Dyson reports. It was during a chat over beers and curry in September 2011 that transport manager Mark O’Sullivan started to ‘go bananas’. O’Sullivan, then regional general manager at…

Be:Fit – Look good and feel great with BanaBay Bananas

Be:Fit - Look good and feel great with BanaBay Bananas

BanaBay is a growing brand of Ecuadorian bananas only recently arrived on UK shores which as well as making you look good and feel good is likely to be the tastiest banana you ever tasted. Identified by fresh produce experts as the ‘possibly best bananas in 20 years’, samples of the ethically produced fruit will…

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