Chiquita Brands International has shed more light on the latest EU probe into claims of a cartel in the banana industry by admitting it has received a notice regarding the investigation. The US-based fruit...

Banana growers have won their wish for a dancing banana to be stripped from an advertisement promoting Wrigley chewing gum. The ad, promoting plaque-fighting gum, groups bananas in with sugary snacks...

The EU is investigating an alleged banana cartel in southern Europe – a year after finding companies including Dole Food Co. and Chiquita Brands International guilty of price-fixing in the north...

Bananas are expected to resist the impact of the global financial crisis more than other agricultural commodities, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization has said in a report.The UN agency predicts...

The Australian banana industry is meeting with chewing gum maker Wrigley’s today over a dispute regarding an advertisement for chewing gum. The ad, promoting plaque-fighting gum, groups bananas in...

A Biosecurity Australia (BA) decision in early March recommending that Cavendish bananas from the Philippines be allowed to enter Australia continues to draw a worried reaction from many stakeholders concerned...

A Federal Government decision to allow bananas to be imported from the Philippines has been met with great concern by growers and the Queensland Government, while a leading supermarket chain has announced...

The Australian Banana Growers Council has advised that far north Queensland banana growers have resumed normal supply following the recent torrential monsoon rain and floods that played havoc with the...

Peak horticulture organisation Growcom remains alarmed that Biosecurity Australia has agreed to allow bananas to be imported from the Philippines due to their concern of a risk of diseases such as Moko,...