Guatemala-based One Banana has become a member of the U.S. Border Patrol"s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism.
"We are thrilled that One has been selected for membership in C-TPAT," Fernando Garcia-Salas, vice president of direct sales for One Banana, said in a news release. "Our certification is further proof of our dedication to ensuring a safe and secure global trade industry."
The company is among more than 10,000 certified C-TPAT partners, and those companies now make up more than 50% of American imports, according to the release.
When companies join the anti‐terror partnership, they sign an agreement to work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to protect the supply chain, identify security gaps, and implement specific security measures and best practices, according to the agency"s website.