Dubai, United Arab Emirates – In line with its passion for protecting the planet, Fresh Del Monte Inc. marked Earth Day 2022, celebrated this year under the theme ‘Invest in Our Planet’, to promote awareness about “what everyone can and should be doing to preserve the environment and make every day, Earth Day”.
Marked every year on April 22 since 1970, Earth Day aims to honor the Earth and demonstrate support for environmental protection.
Ms. Racha El Aawar, Fresh Del Monte’s Regional Marketing Director for the Middle East and North African region, commented: “As an agricultural company, we have endeavored to grow responsibly to protect and preserve our planet. We practice regenerative agriculture, a holistic approach to farming, to preserve the lands we grow in and their surrounding environments.”
As part of its ongoing commitment to build A Brighter World Tomorrow™, Fresh del Monte has been:
• Ensuring soil health, addressing soil fertility, and preventing soil erosion.
• Protecting forest ecosystems and reforesting lands; ensuring operations are certified as carbon neutral.
• Designating land as protected areas to preserve biodiversity.
• Reducing water usage by updating infrastructure and recycling and reusing water.
If you haven’t already, take a look at the goals we’ve set out for ourselves as a company.