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Banana Varieties

The total number of cultivars of bananas and plantains has been estimated to be anything from around 300 to more than 1000. Names are highly confused, even within a single country.

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Many labels have words written in a foreign writing system. For example in Chinese, Japanese or Arabic. This article collects some of them and gives a translation. You can use the foreign text via "copy and paste" in the search function of this catalog (search field in the upper right corner of this website) to find labels with this text.

Dole, Star Wars launch 18-week promotion

Dole bananas are one of many of the company's fresh products that will feature Star Wars-themed packaging as part of its latest partnership with Disney.

100 million Chiquita bananas wear Pink

Chiquita bananas get a distinctive pink stickers. Initiated the campaign to mark the World Breast Cancer month of October for the organization Pink Ribbon Germany, Chiquita said. Along with the RTL presenter Eva Imhof back Chiquita and Pink Ribbon Germany the issue of breast cancer screening in the public eye.

Top bananas in sustainable banana business

Banana producers are facing some problems. Production, profits and market access are highly concentrated. The conditions and prices prioritize the cheapest production possible, even when this violates labour rights or is environmentally destructive.

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