Vegetables

Plantain - Hawaiian

  • fruit, shasta, produce, market, wholesale, Green Plantain, Ecuador

Jimmy Capossela

Buyers Take:

Hawaiian Plantains are eaten cooked as a starch even though it is a fruit. Plantains are a healthier choice to potatoes. These are typically eaten when they are still green.

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This Week's Forecast: They are coming in from Ecuador with rich green color.  

 Proper Storage: The optimal storage and transport temperature for maximizing plantain shelf life is between 12°C to 14°C. Avoid low temperature as these are prone to chilling injury. The average shelf life at 12°C is between 4 to 5 weeks.