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Plantains

What are plantains?

What are plantains?

Plantains are much larger than regular bananas. The skin is hard and can be yellow, green or reddish in color. Plantains cannot be eaten raw, unlike ordinary bananas.

Where do plantains come from?

Where do plantains come from?

The plantain comes mainly from South America and is also eaten there as the main ingredient of the meal. Our plantains come from Ecuador.

How do you store plantains?

How do you store plantains?

Plantains should be stored around 8 degrees Celsius and with a relative humidity (RH) of 50-60% before sale.


We advise consumers to store plantains at room temperature, for example in the fruit bowl. Plantains can be kept for more than a week.

How do you eat plantains?

How do you eat plantains?

Plantain is best when the skin has turned completely black. Remove the peel and cook or fry the banana. Note: you cannot eat plantain raw. Unripe plantains can also be used. Then the bananas have to be washed after peeling. Also, the cooking or baking time will be longer if the banana is not yet ripe.


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Ecuador

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Passport Plantains

     
     
Variety Plantain  
Familt Musa  
Origin South America  
Source Ecuador  
Availability Yearround  
Brand Supplier's brand  
     



Growing areas Plantains

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