Absolutely delicious, intense banana flavour! Air-dried Powder made from certified organic Ecuadorian bananas. Ideal for smoothies, yogurt, baby foods, energy bars, homemade ice cream.
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Bananas are a good source of dietary fibre, vitamin C, potassium and manganese, and a great source of vitamin B6.
Our organic banana powder is wonderfully sweet and delicious making it a so easy to add a pinch to smoothies, desserts and other recipes.
Banana in itself is a wonderful pre packed food source, and comparing it to an apple, Banana has four times more protein, twice the carbohydrate, three times the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and iron, and twice the other vitamins and minerals. All of these factors combined make the banana a super food that is an integral part of a healthy daily regimen.
Banana is very rich in iron that stimulate the production of haemoglobin in the blood that helps people with cases of anaemia. Because of its high potassium, but low salt content, it is indicated to help those having problems with arterial pressure and because bananas are rich in potassium it help the body's circulatory system deliver oxygen to the brain. Bananas also helps maintain a regular heartbeat and a proper balance of water in the body. Potassium is also helpful for reducing strokes and regulating blood pressure because of the way it promotes circulatory health..
Our Organic Banana powder also works great as a rejuvenating face mask. Just mix it into a little bit of plain yogurt and your skin will thank you!
Our organically grown flakes and powder are made from ripened red bananas. There is 18 months between plantation and harvest, and in the consistently warm Ecuadorian climate, with its frequent rainfall and fertile soils this allow bananas to grow year round. This means they are harvested on a weekly basis and at no point are these fruit subjected to chemicals or pesticides.
The bananas are carefully transported to a nearby processing plant where the last stages of ripening occur and the outer skin turns to a deep purple. The individual bananas are peeled and the pulp is mechanically chopped and mashed into a puree.
At this stage, the puree is drum-dried; a process that involves applying the banana paste onto two rotating heated drums and allowing the moisture to evaporate over low temperatures. After one rotation, a knife scrapes the drum surface, producing a dried product in the form of thin sheets or banana shavings. This method of drying retains more of the vitamins and minerals than the heat-intensive spray drying process favoured by some suppliers, as well as keeping the banana solid intact and producing a higher fresh fruit yield.
After the banana solid is screened, sterilized and pathogen tested it is milled into a fine powder of 60 mesh. It has an excellent shelf life of 24 months if stored in a cool, dry environment, and are an ideal way to enjoy the delicious taste of ripe red bananas along with the nutritional benefits they have to offer.
Mix 1 - 2 teaspoons with juice, yogurt or add to your favourite smoothie. Use to add flavour and nutrition to any recipe.
Botanical Name: Musa acuminata
Other Names: Banana, Bananier Nain, Canbur, Curro.
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