A million bananas: Chiquita pitches in during crisis

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Chiquita Brands International, working with Feeding America, the YMCA, school districts and hospitals, has donated a million bananas during the COVID-19 crisis.

“At the heart of Chiquita, we are farmers and banana growers who recognize our responsibility to provide nutritious bananas to people facing food insecurity during these uncertain times,” Chiquita President Carlos Lopez Flores said in a news release.

Recipients include Feeding America and member food banks, and school districts in the Los Angeles area, hospitals and non-profits.