Author archive: Bella

A banana a day keeps the doctor away!

A banana a day keeps the doctor away!

We’ve always said that bananas are the perfect healthy treat, and this week new research has revealed yet more benefits of eating the nation’s favourite fruit. A recent study followed over 90,000 post-menopausal women over the course of 11 years and found that participants who consumed the most potassium were at far less risk of…

BanaBay taste sensation at Be:Fit

Anyone who thought ‘a banana is just a banana’ had to eat their words when they tasted BanaBay bananas for the first time at top London health & fitness event, Be:Fit. Held over the last weekend in March the show attracted 12,000 visitors and hundreds of samples of BanaBay bananas were given away to test…

BanaBay makes its hotly anticipated debut at Fruit Logistica

BanaBay makes its hotly anticipated debut at Fruit Logistica

It’s all excitement and manic activity in the run up to the world’s largest fresh produce expo – Fruit Logistica, Berlin, February 5-7th which will account for the 3 most important networking days in BanaBay’s 2014 calendar. To make a splash among 2,500 other exhibitors BanaBay has a striking brightly coloured stand to show off…

Going green!

Going green!

Our blog is full of fun facts and top tips about bananas, but did you know that un-ripened they have different benefits? No? Well pay attention because here are the facts: A slightly green banana will boost your metabolism with 12.5 grams of resistant starch (7.5g more than when ripe!) They can help control your…

Bananas at sea!

Bananas at sea!

Sailors believed bananas were bad luck at sea. The sight of bananas surviving a shipwreck led seafarers to suspect that the bananas had cased the wreck themselves! Nowadays, our shippers love carrying our bananas around the world, a far cry from the feared bananas of yesteryear! Avast me hearties let me tell ye a tale,…

Bananas for VegFest!

Bananas for VegFest!

Last weekend we teamed up with celebrity nutritionist Yvonne Bishop-Weston for London’s VegFest, and what a festival it was! With produce from around the globe and companies established and not, it was an amazing event to be a part of, and working with Yvonne made it all the more special. We spent the weekend lavishing…

Competition time! ‘Smile for BanaBay’

Competition time! 'Smile for BanaBay'

Smile for BanaBay and be in with the chance of winning a place on the BanaBay team, playing a spectacular round of golf with top international footballers, both past and present, including Joe Hart, Peter Crouch and Gareth Barry. On Wednesday November 6th, both current and past international footballers will be competing in a spectacular…

BanaBay bag a bunch of awards!

BanaBay bag a bunch of awards!

We know BanaBay bananas are brilliant, but now we have the proof! On the 19th of September, our team in Ecuador entered a prestigious ‘best banana’ competition – but with over 30 large and well-respected plantations representing their bananas, BanaBay were up against some serious competition! The judges were looking for the largest and highest…

Back to school bananas!

Back to school bananas!

The kids are back at school, and along with pencil case packing, and school bag stuffing, there will be the lunch box debate. In the playground, lunchbox competitiveness is fierce – so finding a snack that keeps kids and parents happy can be a struggle. The solution? Bananas! Not only are bananas the world’s most…

Join the BanaBay bunch!

Join the BanaBay bunch!

BanaBay UK Limited is a joint Ecuadorian-British business venturing in fresh produce and distribution. Our company currently exports mainly to the EU market with planned trial consignments to Asia and Australasia.   It’s been a busy, but fun and productive year for us, and now we feel time is ripe to expand the BanaBay family. …

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