Choosing a premium banana
You check whether a banana is premium one or not by looking at its peel. A premium banana skin is very clean and free from defects such as scars, peel damage, and decay. It will also have a desirable uniform banana colour,usually being yellow and has a sweet flavor. You can check the banana’S firmness by pressing the fruit. Bananas which are too ripe will feel soft and mushy.
We take special care to nurture and nourish our bananas to ensure are in the best condition possible.
Banana life stages
Did you know that a banana has 7 life stages? They are each recognisable by just looking at its peel.
Bananas are harvested green and the fruit begins to ripen as soon as the banana stem is cut from the plant. As the banana ripens, starch turns into sugar and the skin becomes darker.
The below images demonstrate this process step by step: