Because of inflation and increased costs of shipping, global certification group Fairtrade has announced a pending 20% average rise in banana prices to help farmers struggling financially. A robust 15% will go toward offsetting the expenses being incurred by producers who export directly. The other 4.5% will go toward the rising costs at farms in […]
The produce industry is unlikely to thrive unless the country does. But with a wise collection of thought leaders, we find ourselves optimistic.