AGROAMERICA PARTICIPATES IN RAINFOREST ALLIANCE’S GALA DINNER IN NEW YORK

New York, May 2018. AgroAmerica was invited by one of its soap clients to participate in the Gala Dinner that Rainforest Alliance (RFA) organizes annually at the History and Art Museum of New York. During this great event, RFA reports on the progress accomplished during the year. It also presents the Sustainable Standard-Setter Award through [...]

By | May 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA DONATED MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO RURAL HOSPITALS

AgroAmerica donated medical equipment to the hospitals and health centers of the municipalities of Coatepeque and La Blanca, in SouthWestern Guatemala, to help improve the health of the inhabitants of the communities in those municipalities, where most of its workers live. "AgroAmerica has a corporate social responsibility program that is aligned to United Nations’ Sustainable [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA FEMALE WORKERS RECEIVE THE LABOR EXCELLENCE AWARD

Six AgroAmerica workers received the Labor Excellence Award from Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales on March 7th at a ceremony at the Courtyard for Peace of the National Palace of Culture, as part of International Women’s Day celebrations (March 8). AgroAmerica workers were selected for their initiative, capacity, discipline, efficiency, effectiveness, seniority, effort, customer service, punctuality, [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH AGROAMERICA PROGRAMS FOR HEALTH & DIGNITY

December is Human Rights Month and around the globe governments, organizations and companies are working to raise awareness of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  This year the hashtag #StandUp4HumanRights is being used on social media to highlight these ideas: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights empowers us all. Human rights are relevant to all [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA’S FOOD SECURITY PROGRAM BENEFITS THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN IN RURAL GUATEMALA

In 2017 6180 children at 16 rural schools in Quetzaltenango, San Marcos, Retalhuleu and Escuintla in the southwest region of Guatemala benefited from the AgroAmerica food security program “One Banana a Day Changes Your Life.”  This program aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #2 - End Hunger and Achieve Food Security. It consists [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA SHARES WATER MANAGEMENT EXPERTISE

  AgroAmerica engineers shared their water management expertise on responsible and sustainable water practices at the 1st Integrated Water Management Congress held recently in Guatemala. The event was organized by CENGICAÑA, APIB, GREPALMA, ASAZGUA, and the Climate Change Research Institute (ICC.)   Although Guatemala has ample rainwater, surface and groundwater, the country faces substantial resource [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGEXPORT NATIONAL EXPORT AWARD NAMES AGROAMERICA A FINALIST

AgroAmerica was named a finalist in the National Export Award at a gala dinner held at the Hotel Camino Real in Guatemala November 8, 2017. Finalists were chosen in three categories: manufacturing, agricultural and aquaculture-fishing, and services.  The companies who made the cut were chosen for their innovation and transformation, as well as their commitment [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA PARTICIPATES IN CENTRAL AMERICA DONORS FORUM

AgroAmerica is proud to announce their sponsorship of, and participation in, the invitation-only 2017 Central America Donors Forum currently taking place at the Sheraton Grand in Panama City. AgroAmerica CEO, Fernando Bolaños, is a member of the host committee as well as a panelist. The Forum, an initiative of Seattle International Foundation (SIF), is the key networking [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IS THE WAY TO FEED THE WORLD

The concept of sustainable agriculture has recently been validated by new research studies that show conclusively that this is far more than just a good idea – it’s essential to producing crops that can provide food for the population of our planet well into the future.  AgroAmerica, a company that grows, processes and distributes tropical [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA, SOLIDARIDAD AND MARN GUATEMALA SIGN AGREEMENT

This technical cooperation agreement aims at protecting the environment within the framework of the "Bonn Challenge" Guatemala, September 6, 2017- AgroAmerica Guatemala, a sustainable agriculture business, and the civil society organization Solidaridad, have signed a technical cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Guatemala (MARN). The purpose of the agreement is [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments