Bananas

Robert Shepherd

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Bananas are one of the most widely traded fruits in the world. They are transportable, nutritious, delicious and cheap, making them extremely popular with American consumers. While it is easy to take bananas for granted, vast amounts of resources go into getting them from the plantations in South America to the supermarket shelves in the United States. The banana commodity chain is surrounded with controversies over wages and environmental practices, with the ethics of big banana corporations such as Dole in question. This blog will extract the stories of corruption and abuse that create the cheap, readily available bananas that United States consumers are accustom to.

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