Families Invited to ‘Go Bananas’ in Cause of Healthy Eating

Families throughout Ireland are being invited to ‘go bananas’ all in the cause of healthy eating in a campaign to mark National Banana Day which falls on Wednesday, April 15th and extends throughout the week, according to its promoters, fruit importers Fyffes. Now in its fourth year, the initiative is seen by the company as […]

Children More Interested In Taking Physical Exercise Than Many Adults Might Think

Surprising as it may be to some, it would appear that children of primary school age and older have a significantly deeper interest in taking physical exercise than many adults might realise. That is a belief shared by banana importers Fyffes who, because of Covid-19 school closure regulations, have taken their ‘Fit Squad’ programme of […]

Fyffes ‘Fit Squad’ Children’s Fitness Programme Goes Online

Banana importers Fyffes has taken its highly-successful primary schools ‘Fit Squad’ children’s fitness programme online in a series of short videos that can be viewed at home by pupils and parents at www.fyffesfitsquad.ie Each video is hosted by Irish fitness expert Tom Dalton, whose role over the past two years has been to represent Fyffes […]

Tipperary Asked To ‘Go Bananas’ In Support Of Temple Street Children’s Hospital

As part of its support for the national drive to encourage healthy eating – especially amongst young and growing children – banana importers Fyffes is hosting National Banana Day which takes place on Wednesday April 18th next. Parents and budding little chefs throughout the county are invited by Fyffes to put their culinary talents to […]

Tipp Sports Clubs Get Fitness Monitoring Call

Sports clubs, coaches and athletes in Tipperary and beyond are invited to take part in a competition supported by fruit importers Fyffes for which prizes of a one year opportunity to use performance monitoring software devised by Dundalk-based specialists, Metrifit, are offered.   Said to be the latest innovation in sports technology, the Metrifit system […]

Tipperary graduate benefits from Florida placement

Tipperary graduate Mark O’Brien is sowing the seeds of a future career in agricultural business development after successfully securing a two-years long overseas placement under a Fyffes Graduate Management Programme.   Raised on a potato and tillage farm outside Cahir, the 23-year old is currently applying his knowledge by importing, selling and distributing melons throughout […]

Summer Camps In Performance Arts To Visit Nine Tipperary Locations

Children’s nationwide performing arts network Starcamp is to host summer camps in nine Tipperary locations next July and August.   Now in its 10th year and supported once again by banana importers Fyffes, the concept of the week-long camp is to build self-esteem in boys and girls aged 4-12 through song, dance, drama and games in a […]

School space App-eal

Budding young architects in primary schools across Tipperary and beyond are being invited by banana importers Fyffes to demonstrate their talent in a way that could provide extra accommodation for their school. With their introduction of Go Bananas, a new free educational healthy eating app for tablets and iPads, children aged 7-10 are asked to take […]