It is estimated that 90% of all tropical fruits each year are grown in developing countries – areas with great need for employment opportunities. It is also estimated that nearly one half of tropical fruits, by weight, is lost or wasted.
Through our partnership with GEMS of Cebu, Philippines, we are helping to create steady employment through food waste upcycling activities. 80% of the workforce at our manufacturing facility are unskilled workers and our upcycling efforts provide much needed jobs for them.
Please watch the story below and click here for more information about GEMS.
Seeds of Success