Bright yellow, sweet and exotic, bananas were a hot item at the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition when they were first prominently showcased in America. Today, bananas are still popular with Americans, who eat approximately 27 pounds per person each year of the creamy-fleshed fruit. Consumers love the banana because of its sweet taste, but also because it’s low in calories, has no cholesterol or sodium, and is packed with vitamins C and B6, potassium and fiber. Restaurant and ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now.We promise it will only take a few minutes!
Questions about your account or how to access content?