Banana importer, packer and distributor J N Fox and Sons is pushing ahead with its strategy to source sustainable fruit as part of its partnership with a Costa Rican plantation operated by EARTH University

“EARTH has a commercial plantation that runs alongside the university so any profits that are made from the plantation are used to fund scholarships for students in the university, which is a fantastic idea we are extremely happy to support,” she says.

“It’s a non-profit organisation that takes students from 39 countries around the world with social and environmental sensitivities. We really want to get the message out there again this year about the importance of sustainable sourcing, which is why we’re at the London Produce Show next week.

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