Gap Fill - Banana Peel - Level 2


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   bunches      change      cheap      farmers      fully      hard      high      many      more      never      nutrients      popular      price      skin      sweet      technique      temperature      thaw      vitamin      west  
It is to believe, but there is now a banana with a you can eat. Most people would eat the peel of a banana. However, banana in Japan created a of growing bananas with a peel we can eat. The new method is called the "freeze- awakening" technique. Farmers in the of Japan keep their banana trees at a freezing of -60°C. The farmers then put the trees in 27ºC temperatures. The big in temperature makes the tree suddenly grow. It grows too quickly for the peel to develop. This makes the skin thin and soft enough to eat.

The new banana is called the "Mongee". Farmers are selling it in of 10 bananas. They are not . One banana costs ¥650 (about six dollars). The farmers have not grown of them, so the price is . They want to grow , so this means the will come down. Bananas are Japan's most fruit. Japan imports about 99% of its bananas. The Mongee could mean Japanese people will eat more bananas that are grown in Japan. The Mongee banana skin is very . It contains such as B6 and magnesium.

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