Ecuador is the largest organic banana supplier for Dole's Organic Program in Latin America.
Independent growers as well as Dole's own farm supplies the organic fruit to Dole Ecuador also known as UBESA.
The purchase of fruit from several family owned independent organic banana farms in the region begun in Ecuador in 1998.
Dole Ecuador / UBESA is currently certified as trader under EU and USDA NOP organic rules. It is also ISO 14000 certified.