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Join the BanaBay bunch!

Join the BanaBay bunch!

BanaBay UK Limited is a joint Ecuadorian-British business venturing in fresh produce and distribution. Our company currently exports mainly to the EU market with planned trial consignments to Asia and Australasia.   It’s been a busy, but fun and productive year for us, and now we feel time is ripe to expand the BanaBay family. …

Bananas – The international language of friendship

Bananas – The international language of friendship

As any banana lover will tell you, one of the greatest demonstrations of friendship is to give away your last banana. This week has proved that to be a universal rule, with the emergence of one of the most isolated tribes in the world. The Mashco-Piro tribe lives deep within the Peruvian jungle, and are…

Bananas for life!

You may not find the font of youth, but a bowl of bananas might do the job. The world’s oldest man, 112 year old Sánchez ‘Shorty’ Blázquez, recently revealed the secret to his incredible long life – a daily dose of bananas! So how did bananas boost Blázquez into the Guinness World Records? Let’s investigate:…

The ghost of bananas past, future and present

The history of the Banana is as rich as the fruit is tasty – so prepare yourself for a fruity history lesson as we walk through the evolution of the banana. If you picture a banana, the odds are you’re seeing a crescent shaped, yellow fruit – the kind you’re likely to see in shops…

Weird and Wonderful Bananas on the Web

The web is a varied and fascinating place, a place surprisingly full of bizarre and brilliant banana based memes and articles. After an intensive search, I present to you the best banana sites on the web, varying from the informative to the ridiculous….. 1. ‘3 Bananas that look like celebrities’ – This is a short…

Banana Addiction! This week’s news in bananas

Well! It’s been a big week for bananas. With three fruity stories doing the rounds, we thought it only appropriate to keep our banana buffs in the loop! Kicking off, Danish supermarket Coop mistakenly received a substance marginally more addictive than our favourite fruit. When store employees opened their supposedly banana bearing crates they found…

The Great Banana Ambassador Scheme!

As the largest producer of bananas, it was only a matter of time before the world’s most popular fruit became Ecuador’s official ambassador. The brilliantly titled ‘Banana Ambassador’ scheme is designed to take advantage of the international popularity of their bananas by replacing the conventional provenance stickers with QR tags set on a backdrop of…

The Wisdom of the Banana

Inspired by last week’s brush with fame, let’s have a look at ten notable and quotable things the good and the great have had to say about the noble banana: ‘Yeah, I like cars and basketball. But you know what I like more? Bananas’ –Frankie Muniz, actor with good taste ‘A stockbroker urged me to…

Cool Bananas

Frozen banana stands have been appearing around London and New York to promote the return of popular TV series, Arrested Development. The show, which centres on a family run frozen banana business, has long been unwittingly promoting the coolest fruit around, and this latest stunt has put bananas in the spotlight once more. Customers in…

Bananas for sport!

Following last week’s pamper guide, it’s back to business with how bananas can help you to stay in shape. Although most people reach for Lucozade when they’re flagging at the gym, recent studies suggest they might be better off reaching for a banana. According to research, not only do bananas equal the amount of energy…

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