9. According to legend, this kind of banana tasted way better. It was more soft and creamy.
Here is a guy tasting a Gros Michel banana. They’re still grown in some parts of Southeast Asia.
11. The song “Yes, We Have No Bananas” was written about this terrible crisis.
12. Now, a similar disease is after the Candevish. It’s already devastated farms in Asia, the Pacific, and Australia.
Researchers say there’s little doubt that “Race 4” will travel to South and Latin America, where the vast majority of bananas are grown for export to the United States.
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