This variety of banana is bigger than the cavendish banana. It is also very used in cooking. When used in food, plantains are treated as a starchy fruit with a relatively neutral flavour and soft texture. Plantains fruit all year round, making them a reliable all-season staple food.
This variety is a smaller version of the cavendish banana. It has about the same nutritial attributes as a normal one, but since it is smaller the taste is much stronger. Because of its size it is perfect for a snack or the lunch pack.
This variety is with redish-purpleish skin and can be both larger and smaller than the cavendish banana. They are softer and sweeter, some with a slight raspberry flavor others with a slight earthy one. It also contains more beta carotene and vitamin C than the cavendish