Fruitnet reports on the continued debate on the real cost of bananas: if the market wants living wages, decent contracts and working conditions, as well as positive environmental impacts at the production end, then this has to be reflected in prices that cover the costs, with a margin for investment in what buyers and consumers actually want.
Banana growers are united in their efforts but with the threat of TR4 now very real in banana-producing countries, and the Cavendish banana at threat of extinction, what needs to happen to stop the production system reaching its limits?
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Event report from Perishable Logistics Africa event
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