Scientific name of bananas musa paradisiaca

By |2021-08-29T20:33:44+00:00August 29th, 2021|Banana, Crop, General|

How are BananaS known in the BotanicaL World? Do you know the scientific name of bananas? These yellow smiley fruits are called worldwide in many different ways. Some of us know them as banano, others, like bananas, plantains, plátanos, …. But formally our bananas have a name and a

Rainforest Bananas and sustainable farming methods

By |2021-07-30T09:14:19+00:00July 30th, 2021|Banana, Crop, CSR, Environment|

Bananas & GreeN FrogS = RainforesT SustainablE FarminG MethodS Have you ever seen a green frog on your bananas? It may sound strange, but it is definitely not impossible.  Most of us only get to see bananas at supermarkets. But obviously they do not grow in grocery stores. In fact,

Volcanic ash effects on banana crops

By |2021-02-26T16:26:52+00:00February 26th, 2021|Banana, Crop, Ecuador, Environment, Export|

BananaS and VolcAnoeS The eruption of a volcano can reach the crops of bananas and leave them under a carpet of ash. Ecuadorian bananas live in a country with one of the world's largest variety of landscapes. Among them, those of a volcanic nature stand out. Plus, the greatest exponent

New Year resolution Bananas and climate change

By |2019-12-31T11:15:49+00:00December 31st, 2019|Banana, Crop, Environment|

BananitA New Year´s ResolutioN We talk and talk about climate change but most of the times none of us has previously consulted any scientific data. So, our last question of the year is whether it would be better or not to become more curious about scientific media. Because just as

Find out the Places where bananas grow

By |2019-10-31T10:08:44+00:00October 31st, 2019|Banana, Crop, Export|

Where arE BananaS Coming froM & Going tO? Bananas are grown in tropical areas. But… are there places where this fruit grows year-round? You may have read one of our first publications in the BananitaBlog. If this is so, then you already know the optimum climatic conditions to grow bananas

Find Out About Global GAP Bananas

By |2020-10-13T08:35:55+00:00September 30th, 2019|Banana, Crop, CSR, Environment, Export|

FinD Out About GlobaL G.A.P. BananaS Let´s us find out what a Global G.A.P. certified banana means. A worldwide leading certification for a sustainable crop production. You probably visit the supermarket once, twice or even more times per week. There you carefully select products to put in your shopping basket.

Fairtrade bananas

By |2019-06-28T16:22:22+00:00June 28th, 2019|Banana, Crop, CSR, Environment, Fairtrade|

To buy or not to buy Fairtrade bananas, that is the question What’s more ethical than only buying Fairtrade certified Bananas? Maybe learning where they come from As consumers of ethically sourced products, it can make a small difference if we are also aware of what is behind a Fairtrade

Bananas in the mist or Agroforestry

By |2020-06-05T09:54:24+00:00November 19th, 2018|Banana, Crop|

Bananas and Agroforestry Do you think bananas are cultivated only in large plantations? Maybe if you consider the global demand, you might believe that it cannot be met without the supply of large-scale banana farming. However, of course, bananas can also be sourced from small and medium-sized plantations that, besides,

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