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It almost seems too hard to [believe / belief] , but there is now a banana that has an edible peel. Most people would never think [for / of] eating the peel of a banana. However, banana farmers in Japan have [creation / created] a special [technique / technical] for growing bananas with a peel we can eat. The new banana-growing method is [cold / called] the "freeze-thaw awakening" technique. Farmers in Okayama, in the west of Japan, [keep / reap] their banana trees at a [frozen / freezing] cold temperature of -60° Celsius. The farmers then [replant / repaint] the trees in 27ºC temperatures. The huge change in temperature makes the tree [suddenly / sudden] grow too quickly for the peel to fully mature. This makes the skin [think / thin] , soft and sweet enough to eat.

The new [varied / variety] of banana is called the "Mongee". Farmers are now selling it in small [bunches / brunches] of 10 bananas. They are not [cheep / cheap] . One Mongee banana costs ¥650 (about six dollars). The farmers have not [grew / grown] a lot of Mongee bananas, so the price is high. They want to grow more so they can sell them [all / every] over the world. This means the price will come down. Bananas are the most [popular / popularity] fruit in Japan. Similar to [other / another] countries, Japan imports most of its bananas. About 99% of bananas in Japanese stores are [exported / imported] . The Mongee could [mean / meant] Japanese people eat more home-grown bananas. The Mongee banana skin is sweet and contains [nutrients / nutritious] such as vitamin B6 and magnesium.

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