Posts From chiquita

The adventures of Baloo

The story of Baloo, a Great Green Macaw, is a fine example how organizations and governments in Latin America collaborate to protect endangered species.

From farm to shelf

How do bananas actually get from the farm to the shelf of your supermarket? We’ll show you the journey in our all-new video.

Portrait: Laura Tschümperlin, ETH Student

Laura Tschümperlin is a Student at the Federal Technical University of Zürich (ETH), who in 2014 spent several months in the Nogal Reserve in Costa Rica for her research. She collected useful data about biodiversity.

Guatemala: opening of two echocardiography laboratories

In November 2014, Chiquita and the International Medical Outreach (IMO) program, a partnership between Carolinas HealthCare System and the Heineman Foundation of Charlotte, celebrated the opening of two echocardiography laboratories in regional hospitals in Zacapa and Quiché, in Guatemala. The IMO program donated echocardiography (echo) machines to the two hospitals and helped train technicians to operate the machines and to work with cardiologists to identify patients with heart ailments. The