Fyffes Announces Support for New Regulations to Reduce Sulphur Emissions
Today Fyffes announced its support for new global regulations that will limit the sulphur content in all marine fuels to 0.5 percent beginning January 1, 2020. Fyffes is responsible for the shipment of over 100 million boxes of bananas, pineapples and melons each year and understands the environmental impact of its actions. The regulations will help reduce carbon emissions as well as reduce acid rain and importantly, there is a positive human impact by reducing illnesses and deaths caused by sulphur emissions impacting people living near ports.
Fyffes Ireland introduces new reduced-packaging banana band
As part of our drive towards improved sustainability, Fyffes in Ireland has just brought to market a fully recyclable paper band as a more environmentally friendly alternative to the plastic bags used widely within the sector. The new band is also fully compostable and is sourced from Forestry Stewardship Council approved sources. This development has the potential to greatly reduce plastic usage.
At Fyffes we're committed to our local communities
Find out more about our recent initiatives supporting our seasonal workers during the agricultural off season in Honduras and Guatemala and the education of local children in our farming communities here
Fyffes and PLUS partner to create one of Europe’s first Fairtrade and climate-neutral banana
The Dutch supermarket chain PLUS and long term partner Fyffes have teamed up to make the banana supply chain even more sustainable.
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