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Country of Origin: Southeast Asia
Average Weight: 100 Grams

Introduction

Good things really do come in small packages! The lady finger banana is sometimes called the baby banana due to its small size. They are significantly sweeter than other bananas, hence the alternative name sugar banana. Despite this, they are surprisingly low in sugar, so make an excellent small and sweet treat for those who want to cut back on sugar.

History

The history of the lady finger banana is quite difficult to track down, but we do know that bananas in general originated in Southeast Asia, where many wild bananas still grow today. In the fourteenth century, the banana trade began, bringing many varieties to other parts of the world.

Regions

Lady finger bananas are most commonly found in tropical areas, being native to Australia, Ecuador and Southeast Asia.

Flavours & Texture

Being one of the most delicious banana varieties, the lady finger has a sweet and creamy flavour that is almost honey-like. The texture is similar to that of the common cavendish banana.

Preparation

Lady fingers can be peeled and eaten the same as common bananas. They are excellent for fruit salads, since the flesh doesn’t oxidise and brown like other banana varieties. If overripe, we recommend adding the sweet fruit to banana bread.

Nutritional Value

Lady finger bananas are very nutritious. They are rich in potassium, fibre, vitamins and minerals, and are low in sugar despite their sweet taste.

Calories per 100 g

79

Fat

0

Carbohydrates

18

Fibre

3

Protein

1

SHIPPING


Choose your desired delivery date at the checkout, available delivery dates will be displayed at checkout stage. All orders are dispatched via DHL on a 24hr Next Working Day service. If no date is selected your order will be dispatched at the next available date.

We offer Free Next Working Day Delivery on all orders over £75 including our selection boxes.

Our shipping rates are as follows:-
England - £6.95
Scotland - £9.95
Northern Ireland - £9.95

Customers are responsible for being present at the shipping address provided on the date selected at checkout. Exotic Fruits are not responsible for any missed or attempted deliveries that must be rearranged by the customer.

All orders are packed in cardboard boxes with a biodegradable packing pellets to protect the fruit during transit, unfortunately we do not offer a gift wrapping or send the fruit in a gift basket as this may cause toe bruise during transit..

RETURNS

Let's start by stating the obvious. ​Since our produce is perishable we cannot accept returns.​

​That said, we want every customer to be happy so we do offer vouchers, refunds and replacements at our sole discretion if your fruit has arrived inedible. If you would like to report an item which has become damaged or perished during transit, please:-

  • Take a photo of the inedible product
  • Put the product into your refrigerator
  • Send the photos to info@exoticfruits.co.uk, please include your order number in the subject
  • All requests must contact us within 24 hours of order receipt

We are not responsible for products that spoil if there is not someone to receive your delivery on the date that you request it, full tracking is provided and can be requested anytime after dispatch.

You can cancel your order anytime before dispatch, please contact 020 3633 8893 or info@exoticfruits.co.uk to cancel your order.

Banana - Lady Finger / Sugar
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