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The banana is an edible fruit, botanically a berry, produced by several kinds of large ..... Bananas must be transported over long distances from the tropics to world markets. To obtain maximum shel...

Bananas - TIS

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For transport, bananas must be sound, clean, whole, fresh, free of foreign odors ... Fruit to be shipped over long distances should be, for example, 41 - 43 grade ...

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Aug 8, 2010 ... A brief look at how the humble banana is grown in a Costa Rican field ... How oranges are grown, harvested and shipped by Curiosity Quest ...

Economic Costs of the Banana Trade / Bananas

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The average shipment of bananas is approximately 250,000 40-pound boxes, which totals around ten million pounds of banana.<sup>2</sup> This means that the United ...

The Fast Food Fruit - Issue 3: In Transit - Nautilus

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Jul 18, 2013 ... Before the fast-food industry learned to process, pack, and ship inexpensive temperature-controlled meals, banana carriers had already ...

Economics of Banana Shipping Trade | Paris Lianos - Academia.edu

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Economics of Banana Shipping Trade Paraschos Lianos paraschoslianos@ hotmail.com MBA Maritime Economics and Policy Contents Table of Figures .

The Economics of Bananas - Freakonomics Freakonomics

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Jun 19, 2008 ... By sticking to this single variety, the banana industry ensures that all the bananas in a shipment ripen at the same rate, creating huge ...

Sam on Fruit-All About Bananas

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When the bananas reach a temperature of 60 degrees, they are ready to ship to market. The time from harvest to your supermarket produce section takes ...

Maersk's 8.4 Billion Bananas Add to Ship Profits: Freight - Bloomberg

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May 30, 2013 ... The secret to making money in shipping containers can be found in 8.4 billion bananas.

The banana supply chain - The Ecologist

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Jun 2, 2008 ... Cavendish bananas take about nine months to grow and are harvested, while ... Boxes are transported by road or rail to the port where they are ...

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Our Passion For Fruit - Bananas - Fyffes

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The banana story – from growing the best bananas in a sustainable way, then harvesting, shipping and ripening them to meet the specific needs of the people ...

How bananas are grown | Banana Link

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Bananas do not grow from a seed but from a bulb or rhizome. ... They are transported at a temperature of 13.3°C in order to increase their shelf life, and require ...

Main American Banana Import Ports, 2011 - Hofstra

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A important dimension of the banana trade concerns its containerization. In the past tropical fruits were dominantly transported in purpose designed reefer ships.