Inspirational Banana Madness !!!
These will make you go bananas!How radical is all of that ??
It’s that time of the week where we bring together some of the most interesting facts about one of our products, we hope you’re prepared to go bananas!
It’s believed that bananas have originated up to 10,000 years ago and may have been the world’s first fruit.
Cavendish bananas are the type you’ll see sold here at Delifresh and in your local supermarkets but did you know the preferred variety was the Gros Michael which became extinct by 1960 from Panama disease.
Bananas are actually classed as berry and the plants they grow on are actually herbs!
Wild bananas can be a range of colours from deep pink or bubble-gum pink with fuzzy skin, to green and white striped with an orange pulp and there are even bananas which taste like strawberries when they’ve been cooked!!
In the Philippines, people replace tomatoes with banana and make banana ketchup! Would you give it a try?
There are over 100 billion bananas eaten every year around the world and over 50% are eaten for breakfast!
Did you know rubbing a banana peel on your head can help cure a headache, whiten your teeth, polish your shoes and even remove warts!
Bananas have more trade restrictions than an AK-47…
Slipping on banana peels have become a staple in comedy, this is because they were considered a threat to public safety back in the late 1800’s!
In 2018, there was a banana plant hidden in a vehicle hire office here in Yorkshire which started to sprout fruit after being inactive for 10 years! Would you believe that??
Every banana plant normally produces one inflorescence, this is called a banana heart. Look below, its pretty weird looking…