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Bananas

Bananas are a delicious choice for snacking, baking and cooking, Plus they include Vitamin B6, Potassium, Fiber, and Vitamin C – nutrients that help promote heart health. Dole Banana Cut-Up Fruit

Nutrition

Dietary Fiber supports heart health Vitamin B6 supports energy metabolism Vitamin C supports a healthy immune system
Good Source of Fiber 11%, which helps support heart health.
Excellent source of B6 25%, which supports energy metabolism.
Good source of vitamin C 10%, which supports a healthy immune system.

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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