|25 07, 2022||
Phase 2 of The Fairtrade Socio-Cultural Complex
July 25th 2022 | Coliman
First launched in July 2021, the Don Jorge Aguilar Heredia Fairtrade Socio-Cultural Complex, located in the city of Tecomán, Colima, has now reached phase 2 of its development. Fully financed by the Fair Trade premiums obtained through the purchases of organic bananas, the construction of the co...
|08 02, 2022||
10 ways that you can support Fairtrade Fortnight in 2022
February 8th 2022 | Events, Fairtrade
At Coliman Allfresch, we are proud supporters of Fairtrade Fortnight. We’ve seen, first-hand, the incredible impact that Fairtrade has on the lives of its producers. Our Fairtrade Socio-Cultural Center, located in Tecomán, Mexico, was funded by Fairtrade premiums. This project will benefit ...
|26 11, 2021||
What is the difference between ethical, eco-conscious and sustainable?
November 26th 2021 | Fairtrade, Organic
In recent years, shifts in consumer buying habits have driven monumental changes across the food and drink industry. In its Ethical Consumer Markets Report, Ethical Consumer found that ethical consumer spending is rapidly growing in the UK. In fact, ethical expenditure over the last decade has mo...
|01 11, 2021||
New Carbon Reduction Initiatives in the Agricultural Industry
November 1st 2021 | Andrade Sun Farms, Limes, Producers
In the last ten years alone, the agricultural industry has experienced remarkable, unprecedented shifts, all driven by the goal of becoming more environmentally friendly. Today, being eco-conscious is about far more than ticking a couple of boxes or recycling the odd bit of plastic - a genuine de...
|27 09, 2021||
The power of the global organic movement
September 27th 2021 | Coliman Allfresch, Events, Organic
About ten years ago, very few of us would have known about the term ‘organic’. We may have seen the label once or twice in the supermarket, but we probably wouldn’t have known what it meant or how it differed from ‘natural’ food. Today, however, it’s an entirely different story. Ac...
|20 08, 2021||
Organic September – Top 5 Reasons to Buy Organic Produce
August 20th 2021 | Events
This year’s Organic September promises to be bigger than ever. Run by the Soil Association, the annual campaign aims to encourage producers, retailers and consumers to adopt a more eco-conscious mindset and ‘go organic’. This year's campaign is about getting more people to understand why su...
|04 08, 2021||
Commemorating the Life and Legacy of Jorge Ángel Aguilar Heredia
August 4th 2021 | Announcements, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch
Following the recent passing of Jorge Ángel Aguilar Heredia, the founder of Grupo Coliman we wanted to share our deepest sympathies and pay tribute to the fantastic work and achievements of Mr Jorge. It is without a doubt that through dedication, Mr Jorge's lifelong efforts have helped make Grupo C...
|02 08, 2021||
Nourishing the world – how do we achieve our mission
August 2nd 2021 | Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Fairtrade
As producers of fresh produce, we are utterly dependent on the earth. The only way to continue doing what we do is if the natural world is stable and healthy. Our value lies in the environment and the people who make our company what it is. These are our collaborators, their families, local commu...
|09 07, 2021||
Coliman Opens Phase 1 of the New Fairtrade Socio-Cultural Center
July 9th 2021 | Announcements, Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch
On July 2nd, Grupo AGGALL-Coliman and Fairtrade inaugurated the first stage of the "Fairtrade Socio-Cultural Complex", a Community Center located in Tecomán, Colima, Mexico. "A total of 5,200 people will benefit from this project, which will provide the local community with high-quality sports fac...
|06 07, 2021||
The Uses and Health Benefits of Ginger
July 6th 2021
It’s easy to see why ginger is such a loved ingredient - it packs a proper flavour punch, it boosts the taste of a wide range of dishes, and it’s jam-packed full of nutrients. Throughout the world, we use ginger as a staple ingredient. Ginger is a go-to for countless households worldwide, whe...
|01 04, 2021||
Coliman Celebrates 58 Years of Production
April 1st 2021 | Announcements, Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Producers
We are delighted to be celebrating the 58th birthday of our producer and partner, Coliman. This year, Coliman is celebrating 58 years of production. Throughout the past 5 decades, Coliman has remained at the forefront of sustainable, socially responsible and premium quality banana production. ...
|19 02, 2021||
Fairtrade Fortnight 2021 – Choose the World You Want
February 19th 2021 | Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Fairtrade, Organic
Fairtrade Fortnight is back! A two-week campaign, Fairtrade Fortnight aims to highlight the plight of farmers around the world by informing the everyday consumer about the origins of their food and products and some of the effects of their purchases. Initiated by the Fairtrade Foundation in 199...
|05 01, 2021||
Environmentally Conscious from Farm to Shelf
January 5th 2021 | Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Organic
Our business idea is a simple one. We are vertically integrated partners delivering a sustainable and consistent supply of premium quality bananas direct from our reputable producers. This means that we are dependent on a healthy environment and nutrient-rich soils, which allow us to sustain our bus...
|27 11, 2020||
Bananas – the most popular fruit in the world
November 27th 2020 | Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch
It is a staple in most of our lives and it has its own designated place in our fruit bowls. We bake and cook with it or we simply eat it as it is after the gym or for a midday snack. But how much do we really know about this fruit? History of Bananas - the most popular fruit in the world...
|22 10, 2020||
The Fairtrade Movement – Community, Sustainability and Fairness
October 22nd 2020 | Andrade Sun Farms, Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Fairtrade
We have all seen the Fairtrade logo and assumed that it entails exactly what the name implies, fair trade. While this is true. The Fairtrade movement entails so much more than just trading fairly. How it all started The Fairtrade Foundation was established in 1992 in the UK. This was the res...
|25 09, 2020||
Buying Organic and making a better choice, every day!
September 25th 2020 | Coliman, Organic
Buying Organic and making a better choice, every day! But what is it exactly that makes organic better than the conventionally grown produce?
|25 08, 2020||
Why Organic September is more important now than ever before
August 25th 2020 | Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Events, Fairtrade, Organic
To say that 2020 has been an unpredictable year would be an understatement. As we still find ourselves in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, people are now more than ever before aware of the importance of taking care of their health as well as the health of the planet and its’ inhabitants. We ...
|25 02, 2020||
The Health Benefits of Switching to Organic Produce
February 25th 2020 | Organic
Organic refers to how agricultural produce is grown. Essentially, it means without the use of the most synthetic pesticides or artificial fertilizers. Many people purchase organic produce as they believe that it is better for the environment, but buying organic also benefits you. In this post, we lo...
|25 02, 2020||
Proud Supporters of Fairtrade Fortnight 2020
February 25th 2020 | Andrade Sun Farms, Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Events, Fairtrade, Limes, Producers
At Coliman Allfresch, we are proud supporters of Fairtrade Fortnight 2020, which runs from 24th February - 8th March. The campaign aims to intensify the spotlight on Fairtrade and the positive impact it has on people and the environment. What is Fairtrade Fortnight? For two weeks each year, thou...
|29 01, 2020||
Why 2020 should be the year that you switch to Fairtrade
January 29th 2020 | Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Fairtrade, Organic
Fairtrade is about paying a fair price for the food that we eat. Fairtrade is one of the greatest successes of the ethical consumer movement but why aren’t more of us buying Fairtrade? In this post, we look at why 2020 should be the year that you switch to Fairtrade. What are the benefits of ...
|20 01, 2020||
Coliman Export Mexican Bananas into China
January 20th 2020 | Announcements, Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Fairtrade, Organic, Producers
Coliman is set to be one of the first producers to export Mexican bananas into China as part of a new strategic alliance with Golden Aurora Fresh Fruit Trading. The first shipment is due to arrive in Shanghai mid-February, marking the beginning of what is hoped to be a long-term relationship. As...
|13 01, 2020||
Coliman Allfresch to Attend Fruit Logistica Berlin
January 13th 2020 | Announcements, Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Producers
Coliman Allfresch is attending Fruit Logistica Berlin. One of the world’s leading trade shows is back. FRUIT LOGISTICA Berlin is the leading trade show for International Fresh Produce Trade. Starting 5th February, the 3 days event houses the world’s leading producers and exporters, including ...
|06 12, 2019||
Working Towards a Sustainable Future
December 6th 2019 | Bananas, Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Fairtrade, Organic, Producers
At Coliman Allfresch we have a shared vision for sustainable production. Where possible we strive for sustainability. Not just for commercial gain but for the prosperity of the people and our environment. A sustainable supply chain, working for all. But what does it mean to work towards a sustainabl...
|21 10, 2019||
Proud Sponsors of the MS Society (UK)
October 21st 2019 | Announcements, Events
Allfresch Group are delighted to announce its official sponsorship of the MS Society (UK). Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a condition that affects the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of potential symptoms, including problems with vision, arm or leg movement, sensation or balance. It is es...
|29 09, 2019||
Organic September – What You Need to Know
September 29th 2019 | Coliman, Fairtrade, Organic
Coliman Allfresch is proud to support Organic September. Organic September is a yearly month-long campaign led by the Soil Association. The campaign aims to encourage people to make small changes when it comes to their buying habits. As a result, Organic September educates on the benefits of organ...
|26 07, 2019||
Exotifruit Hosts Champiñones Iniciativa7 for Their Second UK Tour
July 26th 2019 | Announcements, Events, Inverafrut Mexico
Earlier this month we welcomed junior football stars Iniciativa7 Mexico to the UK for a second round of football fun.
|26 04, 2019||
The Hidden Health Benefits of Limes
April 26th 2019 | Limes
While the health benefits of citrus fruits like oranges & lemons are more commonly celebrated, limes are often overlooked. Learn more about the heatlh benefits of limes...
|15 04, 2019||
Why You Should Consider Making the Switch to Fairtrade Produce
April 15th 2019 | Fairtrade
As consumers, we’re often told we should make the switch to Fairtrade products, particularly when it comes to fresh produce such as bananas, sugar and coffee, but the majority of us don’t really understand what the impact of Fairtrade means and the difference that we can make – when we switch ...
|14 01, 2019||
January 14th 2019 | Bananas, Coliman, Fairtrade
The humble banana is a staple in most of our diets and quite often a convenience that we take for granted. Consider for one moment the journey of a banana..
|31 10, 2018||
What Is the Difference Between Fairtrade, Organic & Organic Fairtrade Fresh Produce?
October 31st 2018 | Bananas, Fairtrade, Organic
What is the difference between Fairtrade and organic and where does organic Fairtrade fresh produce fit into the mix? Read the full article here.
|24 10, 2018||
How Organic and Fairtrade Certification is Driving Transparency in Our Food Supply
October 24th 2018 | Fairtrade, Organic
Sustainable food supply is firmly on the agenda. Consumers are becoming more aware of what they’re eating, where it’s grown, and how it’s produced.
|25 09, 2018||
Why Organic & Fairtrade Often Go Hand in Hand
September 25th 2018 | Fairtrade, Organic
Thanks to Organic September many more conscious consumers will be on the lookout for organically certified produce. We consider how organic combined with Fairtrade further drives fairness and sustainability.
|29 08, 2018||
Coliman Organics Not Just for September
August 29th 2018 | Coliman, Organic, Producers
As part of Organic September, we are highlighting one of our leading producers and the positive impact of choosing Coliman organics.
|24 08, 2018||
Make Organic September Everyday
August 24th 2018 | Organic
This week marks the start of the Organic September campaign aimed at promoting the benefits of purchasing organic products.
|06 08, 2018||
Mexican Bananas Great Success on Open Market
August 6th 2018 | Coliman, Producers
Coliman Allfresch has been delighted with the positive feedback and spot sales of their premium Mexican Bananas across Europe.
|06 08, 2018||
Coliman Allfresch to Attend Asia Fruit Logistica
August 6th 2018 | Coliman, Producers
Coliman Allfresch will be attending Asia Fruit Logistica this year. Hosted in Hong Kong- China, the two-day jam-packed event runs from 5th to 7th September.
|02 07, 2018||
Allfresch Group Launches Re-Brand
July 2nd 2018 | Announcements
We are pleased to announce that after a complete brand review, we can now officially unveil the group's new logo and brand identity.
|19 06, 2018||
June 19th 2018 | Limes
On behalf of our partners and Mexican lime producers Inverafrut, we are pleased to announce the video premiere of a 'Mexican Lime Journey'.
|26 05, 2018||
UK Importer & Mexican Lime Producer to Launch Organic Fair-Trade Alternative
May 26th 2018 | Inverafrut Mexico
For UK importer Exotifruit and Mexican lime producer Inverafrut, the month of May sparks the beginning of a busy season.
|13 03, 2018||
Inverafrut’s Love for Their Community
March 13th 2018 | Inverafrut Mexico, Producers
Located in Veracruz Inverafrut is one of Mexico’s leading producers and exporters of limes. But, what many people do not know is the companies great love and commitment to their local community.
|08 03, 2018||
Colimans Commitment to Fairtrade
March 8th 2018 | Coliman, Producers
Colimans commitment to Fairtrade has been realised through many established and successful health and education programmes.
|27 02, 2018||
Inverafrut Pushes for Fairtrade Certified Limes
February 27th 2018 | Inverafrut Mexico, Producers
Mexican Limes Exporter and producer Inverafrut is pushing for Fairtrade certified limes again this year. Grown in Martinez de la Torre, Mexico, the Fairtrade certified crop aims to meet the growing demands of the marketplace while improving the lives of farmers, their communities and lessen the e...
|25 02, 2018||
Proudly Supporting Fairtrade Fortnight
February 25th 2018 | Fairtrade
Today marks the beginning of Fairtrade Fortnight. Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 26th February to 11th March 2018. The Fairtrade Fortnight campaign encourages consumers and retailers to support the farmers and workers who grow our food. “Fairtrade Fortnight aims to put a spotlight on trade. Wh...
|05 01, 2018||
Allfresch Joins forces with Coliman
January 5th 2018 | Coliman, Coliman Allfresch, Producers
Banana producer Coliman and importer Allfresch join forces as part of a new JV to supply Mexican bananas to customers in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
|23 08, 2017||
Footballer Dean Bennett Joins Mexican Foundation
August 23rd 2017 | Events
Friend of Allfresch Group and former pro footballer Dean Bennett joined I7 Mexican Foundation for 2 weeks of football coaching. The Manchester United Xalapa and Iniciativa 7 football schools celebrated the visit of the English footballer Dean Alan Bennett, who will be giving talks to the children...
|14 08, 2017||
Organic September- Food as it should be!
August 14th 2017 | Organic
This September the Soil Association will be launching their annual campaign ‘Organic September’ to raise awareness of the benefits of organic produce. Find out how you can get involved.
|16 06, 2017||
Coliman Celebrates 54th Anniversary & New Organic Banana Farm
June 16th 2017 | Coliman, Producers
Coliman celebrates 54 years supplying high quality, Mexican grown bananas
|16 06, 2016||
Inverafrut Celebrates Inauguration of New Packing Station
June 16th 2016 | Inverafrut Mexico, Producers
The Allfresch/Exotifruit team flew over to Veracruz on Friday to meet with owner Adriana and her team for the official opening of their new packing station in Chavarillo, Mexico...