Storage and Uses
Store them in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Fresh, raw Robustas are green. They turn into golden yellow on ripening. Look for brown speckles and yellow skin to identify ripened ones. Slice them onto pancakes, blend into smoothies or add them to fruit salads. Heat brings out the bananas’ creamy sweetness. Try baking or sauteing them with butter and sugar for a delicious dessert.
One banana supplies 30 percent of the daily vitamin B6 requirement and is rich in vitamin C and potassium. It reduces the appetite and promotes weight loss. Very good for pregnant women and athletes. It also boosts the immune system and keeps bones strong.