‘Incredible’ Banana With Edible Peel Now Available In Japan
by Joe Dziemianowicz, NY Daily News
Posted: 2018-01-30 09:03:55 EST

The brainchild of food scientists at a farm in Western Japan, the eat-it-all Mongee (pronounced mon-gay) banana derives from a frigid growing environment.

“Typically bananas only grow in tropical climates, but D&T Farms uses a method called ‘Freeze Thaw Awakening,’” reports rocketnews24.com.

Mongee banana trees grow at -76 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, they’re thawed and replanted. As a result, fruit grows rapidly and are left with a lettuce-like skin.

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