Scientific name: Musa acuminata
Available/Season: All year round
Flavor: Sweet, smooth and creamy.
Grown between 0 and 2000-meter altitude
Benefits: contains magnesium, selenium, phosphorous, copper, calcium, zinc, iron. It is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E, K and pantothenic acid.
Although there are many varieties of bananas, the baby banana (or lady finger) is best eaten fresh because of its sweet taste. Size is 10 to 12.5cm long.
Eat on its own or use in smoothies, cakes, ice cream, desserts.