Rainforest-Alliance certified banana production versus non-certified conventional banana production

By | 2017-02-28T17:03:49+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: Sustainability|

What is in a label? Rainforest-Alliance certified banana production versus non-certified conventional banana production Hans-Willem van der Waal Managing Director at AgroFair Europe BV This is the title of a paper published last year about the ecological impact of Rainforest Alliance certification of bananas. The study was done by researchers of [...]

AgroFair @ FRUIT LOGISTICA 2017

By | 2017-02-28T17:03:59+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Sustainability, Trade show|

AGROFAIR @ FRUIT LOGISTICA 2017 Fruit Logistica is a leading trade show for innovative products, technologies and services for the entire fresh produce value chain, a complete overview of the global market, countless opportunities to make new business contacts and a first-rate programme of workshops and events all these make Fruit Logistica an [...]

Banana plastic becomes garden hose

By | 2017-02-28T17:04:09+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Categories: Sustainability|

The situation in Peru was serious. The streets were covered in plastic waste. Agrofair, the importer of organic fruit, decided to do something about it. “We must now prevent this initiative dying a slow death.” It is fantastic to import biological and Fairtrade certified bananas from Peru. However it looks rather messy [...]

Sustainability Report 2015

By | 2017-02-28T17:04:18+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Categories: Sustainability|

SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2015 This report is the first attempt to tell you how we see sustainability, to report what we have been doing this year and to inform you of our ambitions for the future. We hope you will enjoy reading it and above all, join us in the pursuit of our fair and sustainable [...]