Monthly Archives: March 2010

BFP donates money for Band Fest

On behalf of Belize Fruit Packers, Miss. Lismar Cobb hands over a cheque of $300 BZ to Mrs. Adelita Canul who is in-charge of raising funds for the Band Fest. The Band Fest will take place on 27th March, 2010.


Papaya plant discovered to be effective against cancer

Excerpts from an article in , March 30, 2010 by: S. L. BakerThe papaya plant has been touted by traditional healers for centuries as a source of powerful medicine. Not only is papaya fruit delicious and loaded with vitamins … Continue reading



It’s easy to get off on the wrong foot with plantains, or platanos. They’re often sold in grocery stores next to their cousins – bananas – as they bear the close resemblance you’d expect from relatives. But even though they … Continue reading


Sam Skogstad promotion

We are proud to announce that Sam Skogstad is being promoted from Purchased Fruit Manager to Director of Sourcing. In addition to growing our import business, Sam will continue to develop our Texas papaya program. We are planning to greatly … Continue reading


Sue Garcia promotion

We are proud to announce that Sue Garcia is being promoted from Purchased Fruit Assistant to Salesperson. Sue will be working with a wide range of customers including West Coast and Terminal Market customers. Congratulations, Sue.