Brilliant Bananas

Ever wondered how bananas grow? Why they don't grow in the UK and how they ripen? Join Daniel from Costa Rica and Robert from a banana ripening centre in Luton to find out all about brilliant bananas.

 Come with us to visit a banana plantation in Costa Rica and a ripening centre in Luton to find out why bananas are so good for us and what type of fruit they are. The answer might suprise you!


Key learning points are:

  • How bananas grow
  • Why the climate in Costa Rica is perfect for bananas
  • How they are picked, packed and transported to the UK
  • How they're ripened to perfection in a ripening centre