Samoan sweetness

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A special partnership between Oxfam, Women in Business Development Inc (WIBDI) and All Good Bananas has brought Samoan Organic Dried Banana Chunks to New Zealand.

WIBDI is currently working with over 250 small-scale farmers growing organically certified misiluki bananas in Apia . Exporting dried bananas is providing these famers with a vital new income opportunity.

As well as being good for the growers, there are plenty of great reasons for eating organic dried banana chunks. Misiluki bananas are naturally sweeter, which means that nothing else needs to be added – no preservatives, no sugar, no sweetener; just organic, naturally dried bananas. The organic bananas are picked and left on large drying racks in the sunshine. Once dried, they are packed and shipped to New Zealand. The bananas are perfectly snack sized and a great healthy choice for children's lunchboxes.

Visit the All Good website to find out where you can buy Organic Dried Banana Chunks from Samoa.

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