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Baby Bananas

Bananas contain resistant starch and prebiotic fiber, two compounds that can aid in weight loss. Dole Baby Banana Fruit

Nutrition

Vitamin C supports a healthy immune system Vitamin B6 supports energy metabolism Manganese supports energy metabolism

Good Source of Vitamin C, which supports a healthy immune system.
Good Source of Vitamin B6, which supports energy metabolism.
Good Source of Manganese, which supports energy metabolism.

Baby Bananas

Make the most of your fruit! Learn how to select, prep, and protect your farm-fresh produce.

Pick

How do you pick a ripe banana?

Choose bananas according to the peel color and ripeness desired. Select full-yellow bananas for salads or immediate eating. Use fully ripe bananas, with speckles on the peel for baking, smoothies or recipes that specify mashed bananas.

Prepare

How do you prepare bananas?

If using bananas in salads, to prevent pieces from browning, toss them in pineapple juice before adding. The pineapple juice acts as an ascorbic acid color keeper.

Storage

How do you store bananas?

Remove bananas from plastic produce bag and store at room temperature. The warmer it is, the faster the bananas will ripen. To slow ripening, refrigerate (peel will turn black but the fruit inside will be fresh and ripe). Bananas can be frozen once the banana is peeled and stored in a freezer bag until ready to use (use a bit of fresh lemon juice to reduce browning). If bananas are too green, place them in a brown paper bag, in a warm dry area (but not in direct sunlight) for a day or two to encourage ripening. If there is still not enough yellow appearing on the peel, place a ripe apple in the bag with the bananas.

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