Chiquita Appearing on Season 2 of Emmy-Nominated Tomorrow’s World Today
Fort Lauderdale, FL– April 22, 2019 – Season Two of Tomorrow’s World Today will surely a-peel to viewers with a visit to Chiquita headquarters in Guatemala and Panama.
The first episode of season two, which airs on Saturday, May 4, introduces sustainability across the banana harvesting process. Tamara Krinsky, the field reporter for Tomorrow’s World Today, learns about the logistics of getting bananas from the field to the store when she visits Chiquita facilities in Guatemala.
“Chiquita is delighted to be featured on Tomorrow’s World Today, a cutting-edge program which examines how pioneers use natural and technological resources to create a more sustainable society,” said Carlos Lopez Flores, President of Chiquita. “The show will focus on what is behind the Chiquita Blue Sticker and will take you on the incredible voyage of a Chiquita banana from the farms in the Tropics to their point of sale in the markets we serve. We are all proud of what we do at Chiquita and, above all, how we achieve success and resilience in an increasingly sustainable fashion. Enjoy the journey.”
Chiquita will appear again later in season two, focusing on how they incorporate high technology - such as GPS tracking - into the process of crop dusting, to deliver the right amount of fertilizers and fungicides exactly where is needed, improving efficiency as well as the impact on the environment.
Tomorrow’s World Today, nominated for a 2019 Daytime Emmy, returns to Science Channel for season two beginning Saturday, May 4 at 8am. Viewers can tune in every Saturday and Sunday morning for five weeks to watch back-to-back new episodes.
Please find below airing details on SCI, Science Channel (EST US time):
May 4th, 8:00 am - Banana Harvesting (Season Premiere)
May 5th, 8:30 am – Usage of GPS technology in the farms
May 12 @ 8:30 am - Water saving in the Chiquita farms
May 18 @ 8:00 am - World Wide Logistics
May 19 @ 8:30 am - World Wide Logistics Re-run
Afterwards will be available globally on Amazon Prime by Mid-July.
About Tomorrow’s World Today
This cutting-edge television show travels the world in search of innovative pioneers who are creating new ways to utilize our natural and technological resources for a more sustainable lifestyle. Tomorrow’s World Today has a homebase in Pittsburgh, PA, one of the nation’s most progressive tech landscapes, home to Duolingo, the most downloaded educational app in the world, and UBER’s flagship location for autonomous transportation.