Bananas are a popular fruit that contain essential nutrients that help keep a person healthy. This exotic yellow fruit has been the most affordable and widely available anywhere we are. Today we consume over five billion bananas a year, making them the most popular fruit in the world. But sadly the banana is also the most wasted fruit, accounting for 20% of the food waste in the world. So if you don’t want to waste your fruit, try out these four banana tips and make the most of your bananas. Remember, beauty is only banana skin deep!
1.How to preserve banana for longer use
Wrapping banana stems tightly in cling wrap will make them last three to five days longer.
2. How to peel banana without residual
If you peel a banana from the bottom up (holding on to the stem like a handle), you will avoid the stringy bits that cling to the fruit inside.
3. How to fasten the ripening process of bananas
Bananas ripen best if they are picked when green. To ripen bananas faster, put them in a sealed container—ideally a brown paper bag. Adding another fruit to the container (such as an apple or even a tomato) will further speed the ripening.
4. Learn to make use of overripe bananas:
Don’t throw away your overripe bananas as they are the best ingredient for making banana muffins.