Where do bananas grow in Philippines?

The largest banana plantation in the Philippines is actually a prison farm in Panabo, outside of Davao City.

Is banana grown in the Philippines?

The Philippines is a major producer of bananas. Aside from the Cavendish banana for export, it also produces other varieties of bananas and plantains such as the Lakatan and the Saba/ Cardaba varieties.

How much is a banana in the Philippines?

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Fruits: Retail Prices of Agricultural Commodities
2019 2020
PHILIPPINES
Banana Lakatan, ripe* 55.02 63.01
Banana Latundan, ripe* 37.73 41.99

Which is better lakatan or Latundan?

Among the banana varieties, the lakatan type (yellowish and tastier) has a higher vitamin content, compared to the latundan (white with thinner skin) and saba varieties (used for bananacue). Compared to apples, bananas have so much more vitamin A and vitamin C.

What month is banana season in Philippines?

The sweet fruit is available from September to December. Banana is considered the “most economically important fruit” in the country since it is one of the locally-produced fruits available throughout the year.

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