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07/01/2020 Production Ecology

Good Avocado, Bad Avocado

The avocado has gone through many phases, from world-saving fruit to mass-produced food to a terrible evil that should never be bought again. But is it really so? Let’s take a look at the facts.

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06/17/2020 Insights Company

Life of uncertainty

Two million people depend on humanitarian aid; over half a million are refugees. Attacks and assaults, people injured and dead, a third of the country is not under state control. Life in Burkina Faso has become more dangerous. Yet we’re staying put.

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04/30/2020 Production

The Macadamia Way

Nearly 5000 farming families, around 450 employees and one vision that unites them all: creating value in Kenya. Sounds like gebana? Not quite.

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02/26/2020 Recipes & more Oranges

Recipe: Orange jam

People always want to know: "What do I do with 13 kilos of oranges?" We just shake our heads and smile, because we all know that those 13 kilos will be gone in a flash. But if you actually find this amount to be a lot, you might want to try this recipe from one of our customers, Peter Schneider. It also works with other citrus fruits.

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01/15/2020 Recipes & more

Recipe: Kiwi and Pear Jam

The Greek organic kiwis can be kept for two to three months when stored properly. A customer sent us a recipe for giving the kiwis an even longer shelf life. We tried out the recipe and found it so good we’d like to share it with you.

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12/12/2019 Insights Fair Trade

Pleasant developments in Togo

For gebana Togo a successful year is slowly coming to an end. During this year, gebana Togo worked with more female farmers than ever before and acquired some new exciting customers. A new EU regulation might have had something to do with the latter.

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11/15/2019 Production Ecology

Seasonal Around the Globe

Those who care about the environment usually strive to eat seasonal fruits and vegetables, grown outdoors and harvested when ripe. But when is that exactly, and how big of an impact does transport have? A closer look reveals unexpected answers.

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