Frutera is a company working under the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals promoted by the United Nations as part of the “2030 agenda” of sustainable development. Aiming to positively impacting malnutrition rates in the areas where it has operations by executing health and food safety programs.
World Food Day is celebrated on October 16, commemorating the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 1945.
World Food Day is celebrated to explore the actions necessary to achieve the goal of Sustainable Development # 2 – Zero Hunger-, in a global context of rising hunger but also of increasing overweight and obesity, and growing concerns over the impacts of food loss and waste.
Frutera has developed and implemented health and food safety programs to positively impact malnutrition rates in areas where it operates:
It is a nutrition program in schools close to our operations.
The program consists of donating bananas to schools as a nutritional complement to the school snack with the objective of contributing to improving the nutrition and food safety of children attending rural schools.
Frutera has joined the Nútreme initiative, a factory with positive educational content to raise awareness, raise awareness and foster intersectoral alliances to eradicate Childhood Chronic Malnutrition in Guatemala.