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Banana peel can be used if fruit’s unsuitable for fresh market

Ecuador is one of the leading banana exporters worldwide, covering over 30% of the global market. Nonetheless, every year it produces around 240 thousand tons of fruit that are not exported due to defects and problems during harvesting or transport. This by-product generates a serious environmental problem due to its high organic load, meaning it

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What’s a Golden Berry?!

My first introduction to the golden berry in Ecuador was in relation to chocolate. I can’t complain, as I quickly realized it was a sweet little nugget that tastes incredible when coated in dark Ecuadorean chocolate. It’s also commonly found in juice form. Goldenberry enjoys economic importance due to its richness in nutrients and its

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