SECOND BANANA

Bananas have long been standout members of the produce family: consistently strong sellers, easily recognizable by virtually everyone in the country and available on a year-round basis. The same cannot be said for their cousins, plantains, which in many cases are being underexploited by retailers, an SN poll found.The familiar yellow variety of bananas has a lesser-known extended family, with siblings

Bananas have long been standout members of the produce family: consistently strong sellers, easily recognizable by virtually everyone in the country and available on a year-round basis. The same cannot be said for their cousins, plantains, which in many cases are being underexploited by retailers, an SN poll found.

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