Monthly Archives: April 2010

Replace oranges with papayas

Excerpts from a 4/28/10 article by Carla Spuri on called Replace spinach with kale For the best nutritional value, replacing oranges with papaya could make you healthier. Research recently published by Amway Global and supported by the Nutrilite Health … Continue reading


Researchers explore health benefits of star fruit

Excerpts from a 4/28/10 article in the Nigerian Guardian NewsStar fruit has been shown to be rich in antioxidants and vitamin C and low in sugar, sodium and acid. It is also a potent source of both primary and secondary … Continue reading


Tropical fruit category rebounds after recession

Excerpts from an article by Abraham Mahshie in The Packer published 4/26/10Scaled back tropical fruit sections are starting to expand again, according to category experts who said they believe the country’s climb out of recession will lift sales. Supermarkets are … Continue reading


Fruta Bomba nominated for Best Employer in Belize

Beltraide, Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Belize Labor Department and the Belize Youth Business Trust choose Fruta Bomba as a nominee for Employer of the Year. The criteria for their choice was the employer’s:– focus on safety– community … Continue reading


Stores use sampling to attract shoppers

Excerpts from an article in The Packer Tropical Fruit Marketing special sections by Abraham Mahshie published on 04/23/2010 10:00AMTropical fruit marketers are employing a wide range of strategies to increase consumption this year, ranging from traditional signage and in-store sampling, … Continue reading