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Frutera organized a cleanup day in the community of San Jose Mogollon.

Guatemala, June, 2011. As part of Frutera’s corporate responsibility program and Better Families program, a clean-up day was organized in San Jose Mogollon. Many people from the community participated includingRead more

Frutera benefits children in rural communities in Guatemala with the project “Learning with the computer”.

Guatemala, May, 2011. Frutera together with the Ministry of Education, Microsoft and FUNSEPA, has created the first computer lab for a school located in rural Guatemala. This lab will benefitRead more

Frutera organized a health day for the residents of the community of San Jose Mogollon, Nueva Concepción, Escuintla.

Guatemala, April, 2011. Frutera, together with the local health care center in the town of San José Mogollón, offered a free medical clinic day to benefit the residents of theRead more

International Fruit Company receives the award for “Contribution to the Community” AmCham in the Education category.

Guatemala, February, 2011. Frutera Internacional was the winner of an award given annually by the Guatemalan American Chamber of Commerce, AmCham, on February 10th at the Hotel Princess Reforma. TheRead more

Certified in Family Guidance its over, it was imparted by teachers and community leaders from communities near Fruteras farms.

Guatemala, December 2009. The week of 9 to November 13, the last class of the Diploma in Family Guidance given by the ENLACE Partnership (The Encounter Community), teachers, principals, communityRead more

La Sierra and Las Vegas farms, of Frutera re-certified by Rainforest Alliance.

Guatemala, November 2009. Farms and La Sierra Las Vegas, located in the department of Escuintla, have been certified by the Rainforest Alliance, once again. Frutera is interested in certifying theirRead more

Frutera gets 2,560 school bags for six schools in the area.

Guatemala, September 2009. During September, the banana company took steps that resulted in positive and with the money obtained from them, are able to buy votes that were fixed onRead more

Community leaders in the area of the department of Escuintla are invited by the company to the National Forum 2009, organized by Focus.

Guatemala, September 2009. On September 8- 9  we had the visit of 19 community leaders from Escuintla, who were invited by the company to the National Forum 2009 with theRead more

International Frutera helps weekly firefighters of Nueva Concepción, Escuintla with fuel.

Guatemala, September 2009. For more than five years, the banana company United Fruit supports volunteer firefighters unit of Nueva Concepción, Escuintla, with gallons of fuel so they can cover theRead more

Ophthalmic medical missions are conducted with collaborators from farms.

Guatemala, August 2009. ophthalmic medical missions were conducted with collaborators Frutera farms, located in the department of Escuintla. The journey lasted a week, the exams were free and a discountRead more