The United Fruit Company was an American corporation that traded in tropical fruit (primarily bananas) grown on Central and South American plantations and sold in the United States and Europe.

The United Fruit Company was an American corporation that traded in tropical fruit (primarily bananas) grown on Central and South American plantations and sold in the United States and Europe.

Great White Fleet - United Fruit Company Postcard

Great White Fleet - United Fruit Company Postcard

SS Antigua circa was at the time a United Fruit Company cargo-liner, but later sailed out of San Francisco as a troop transport in WWII.

Bananas: How the United Fruit Company Shaped the World - Peter Chapman - Book Review - The New York Times

Bananas: How the United Fruit Company Shaped the World - Peter Chapman - Book Review

Bananas: How the United Fruit Company Shaped the World - Peter Chapman - Book Review - The New York Times

A conversation between father and son in Guatemala from the film "El Norte" just before Pablo Neruda's "La United Fruit Company" translated by John Mitchell.

A conversation between father and son in Guatemala from the film "El Norte" just before Pablo Neruda's "La United Fruit Company" translated by John Mitchell.

1931. United Fruit Company, New York.

1931. United Fruit Company, New York.

The Banana massacre was a massacre of workers for the United Fruit Company that occurred on December 6, 1928 in the town of Ciénaga near Santa Marta, Colombia. The government of the United States of America had threatened to invade with the U.S. Marine Corps if the Colombian government did not act to protect United Fruit’s interests.

The Banana massacre was a massacre of workers for the United Fruit Company that occurred on December 6, 1928 in the town of Ciénaga near Santa Marta, Colombia. The government of the United States of America had threatened to invade with the U.S. Marine Corps if the Colombian government did not act to protect United Fruit’s interests.

A Country for a Company – The 1954 US Backed Guatemalan Coup To Support United Fruit Company - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/country-company-1954-guatemalan-coup-support-united-fruit.html

A Country for a Company – The 1954 US Backed Guatemalan Coup To Support United Fruit Company - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/country-company-1954-guatemalan-coup-support-united-fruit.html

United Fruit Company Banana Ad  Children by IcicleGarden on Etsy

United Fruit Company Banana Ad ~ Children Playground ~ Kitchen Art ~ Original Magazine Advertising 1950's

united fruit company (1959) by el estratografico- In a way I am partly here today thanks to the United Fruit Company..My grandmothers brother was working for ufc she went to vist him and met a handsome guy my grandfather who was also working for ufc. The rest is history.

united fruit company (1959) by el estratografico- In a way I am partly here today thanks to the United Fruit Company..My grandmothers brother was working for ufc she went to vist him and met a handsome guy my grandfather who was also working for ufc. The rest is history.

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