Blue Skies

Owen Barder draws attention to the plight of an exporter from Ethiopia hit by the ash-cloud over Europe.

One such enterprise in Ghana is Blue Skies – a business that delivers fresh-cut fruits from the farm to shelves in British supermarkets within 48 hours. Blue Skies was forced to temporarily close its factories due to the disruption of flights to Europe.

Blue Skies has the best bottled fruit juice in town…by far! They account for 1% of Ghana’s total exports and 30% of its pineapple exports. It also employs over 1000 workers in Ghana. Here’s hoping they weather this crisis out…


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