AGROAMERICA INITIATES 2017 NUTRITIOUS SCHOOL PROGRAM

The nutritious school snack program “One banana a day changes your life” is part of AgroAmerica’s Food and Nutrition Security program. It consists of the donation of a daily banana throughout the year to the children of the participating schools, accompanied by activities in preventive health, with the participation of parents and teachers. The aim [...]

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

343 MOTHERS GRADUATED FROM AGROAMERICA’S PROGRAM ON FOOD AND NUTRITIONAL SECURITY.

Guatemala, October 2013. Agroamerica, aware of the importance of the family in the development of communities, implemented the program “HAPPY FAMILIES”, for mothers and children under the age of 5 aiming to empower families in issues among others of: food security, nutrition, community based organization and self – sustaining activities to improve their lives. The [...]

By | November 4th, 2013|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA WITH THE BEST PRACTICES IN FOOD MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY.

Guatemala, June 2013. The Ministry of Agriculture, Cattle and Food – MAGA- carried out an audit to award health licenses for adequate management of food of plant origin for exporting and Importing. AGROAMERICA was certified as the banana corporation with the best practices in food management and safety in Guatemala. The Ministry of Agriculture –MAGA-, [...]

By | July 11th, 2013|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA FIGHTS POVERTY AND MALNUTRITION IN GUATEMALA THROUGH THE FOOD BANK.

Guatemala, January, 2013. Agroamerica as part of its Social Corporate Responsibility Program has joined the Food Bank of Guatemala -BAG-(for its initials in Spanish) to distribute food in the Department of Quetzaltenango and other areas of the country, which have been given priority because of its high rates of poverty and malnutrition. For several years, [...]

By | January 29th, 2013|News|0 Comments

BE AWARE OF B6: BANANA NUTRIENT LINKED TO LOWER BREAST CANCER RATES.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month -a time to promote education about the healthy habits that can help women lower their risk and overcome the disease. Ample research backs the protective potential of produce consumption in general, but we were especially encouraged by one particular study which singled out vitamin B6 -found in bananas, [...]

By | November 17th, 2012|News|0 Comments