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  • 99% of bananas exported to developed countries are just one group called the Cavendish out in the field.

  • Workers measure the banana fingers to make sure they're ready to harvest.

  • One worker cuts down a £65 bundle while the other catches it and carries it to the cableway.

  • That cableway system brings all those banana bunches to the packaging plant.

  • First workers sanitize the bunches with Corey.

  • They cut off and throw bushels into a huge tank.

  • The bananas get cut into smaller bunches of 5 to 7.

  • Workers wrap the banana carefully so they don't bruise that wrapping has holes in it so the bananas can ripen as they travel no more than four hours after the bananas are harvested, those boxes end up on pallets loaded onto trucks.

  • The bananas are trucked to the nearby ports where they're moved onto ships.

99% of bananas exported to developed countries are just one group called the Cavendish out in the field.

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