Originating in India and southern Asia, Red Banana is now growing in the tropics and
This variety hails from Mexico but rare red varieties also flourish in Southeast Asia,
Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the Pacific Islands.
The flavor is sweeter than a regular banana and the slightly sticky flesh is firmer.
When ripe, the soft flesh should have a purplish hue.
Enjoy the red banana simply out of hand or add this creamy-textured wonder to fresh
An excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin B-6 and potassium, the banana is low in fat,
cholesterol-free, low in sodium and provides a source of fiber.