Food Chain Workers Alliance


Banana Plantation Workers Want Better Working Conditions

Send a message to Bonita to express your support for the banana plantation workers in Ecuador.

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in the U.S. What’s not so well known, though, is that over the past 10 years, workers at the Los Alamos plantation in Ecuador have faced threats, intimidation and even brutal repression for exercising their rights. The plantation is owned by Noboa, which produces Bonita brand bananas for export. In the latest incident in September, banana plantation worker Lorena Burgos Anangono was fired after she had complained about being paid below the legal minimum wage.

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