Frieda's Specialty Produce - Baby Banana

Overview

What is a Baby (niño) banana?

  • Niños are short, chubby bananas about 3 inches long. They are green when unripe but will turn bright yellow when they are ready to eat, but may develop some black spots. They have a rich, sweet banana flavor with a soft, creamy texture.

How to Eat

  • Enjoy alone, add to fruit salads or use in recipes calling for bananas.

Health Benefits

  • Good source of fiber and potassium.

How to Choose

  • Choose fruits relatively free from blemishes.

How to Store

  • Ripen at room temperature until soft.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of Ecuador, Mexico, Colombia, and U.S.A.

Recipes