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Humans have been eating fruits since the dawn of their time, and those fruits are probably very different to what they are now. It’s important to recognise where things come from, but it’s just as important as to look forward and see what may be. Here, we talk about fruit now, and the future.
Bananas, beautiful and bright. They’re soft and sweet, easily affordable and accessible. It’s no wonder they’re one of the most sold fruits in the entire world. However when you peel back the surface and dive into their history, you’ll notice that there’s more than meets the eye. From Exploitation of Labour to Environmental Degradation, Political Influence and an economical grip that stretched across the entirety of central America; the history of Bananas doesn’t come without its horrors.