Thailand Organic Series
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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Thailand Organic Series / Mae Chaem, Thailand
🔖 Certification： The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Organic Certification TAS9000,
Thailand Organic Agriculture Certification (ACT) [pending confirmation]
🌱 Producer Introduction：
The local producer of over 50 kinds of organically grown premium products which is certified by Thai's government.
These fruits are grown in an area of 100 rais and include a large variety of products. Some fruits are organic certified, some grown organically and others grown with conventional means. Fruits are seasonal and therefore not available throughout the year with the exception of citrus, bananas and papaya which have a longer seasonality.
🌱 Supplier Products：
🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Musa AA
Other Names：Small Banana
Product Description：Baby Banana (pisang mas in Malay, gluay ky or kluai kai in Thai) is a miniature sized banana, about 3-4 inches in length, which are much sweeter than the common banana.
The appearance is golden in color, the fruit is small and exquisite, about 10 cm long, the flesh is thick and the skin is thin, and the average peel thickness is only 0.1 cm. Compared with ordinary bananas, it is more fragrant, sweet and nutritious. It is one of the world's recognized high-end banana varieties.
Baby Banana is a kind of ancient tribute banana, because its quality is better than ordinary bananas, it is a kind of fruit that the ancients paid tribute to the emperor, so it is named emperor banana. The Baby Banana is small, and it is not easy to fall when the fruit is ripe. Although it is small in size, it has high economic benefits, and is called "the king of bananas". Emperor Banana is afraid of frost, drought and typhoon during the birth process. Therefore, it likes hot and humid climate, and it grows vigorously in deep, loose and well-drained soil.
Thai Baby Banana are petite in shape, golden in color, thin and easy to peel, and the flesh is fragrant and soft, sweet and delicious, very suitable for children to eat.
There are about 20 different types of bananas commercially available in Thailand, with the gluay hom being the most popular eating variety. The gluay nam wah is another variety which is often cooked in Thai desserts. The variety here, the gluay ky, is excellent both cooked and eaten raw.
According to Bananas.org, the gluay nam wah has a tip which is more beaked than the gluay ky and the gluay nam wah fruits are slightly angular. The fruits of the gluay ky are short, more round and somewhat egg-like (hence the name, ky, which means egg in Thai).
This little round banana is so delicious that around the full moon in September, the province of Kamphaengphet holds an annual fair which includes a banana contest to promote their famous kluay kai. Kluai ky is grown in Kamphaengphet and Phetchaburi provinces and is exported from Thailand especially to Singapore.
Supply Season：The supply season is from February to November every year.
Storage Method：It is suitable for storage at 10 ~ 25 ℃. If the temperature is too low, it will freeze and damage it. Therefore, it should not be kept in the refrigerator for a long time. The best time to put it in the refrigerator is three to five days.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: It is suitable for people with fever, polydipsia, dryness of lungs, cough, constipation, hemorrhoids, and people with high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, tuberculosis, and cancer.
Contraindications: Patients with spleen and stomach deficiency and chronic bronchitis should eat less; those with asthma and phlegm should not eat more. Bananas contain high potassium. Patients with acute and chronic nephritis should not eat more, so as not to increase the potassium concentration in the blood rapidly and aggravate the condition. People with arthritis or muscle pain should not eat more, because bananas can slow down local blood circulation and accumulate metabolites. In addition, bananas contain high sugar content, which can easily increase the consumption of vitamin B in the body after eating, causing joint or muscle pain. aggravated.
An in vitro experiment conducted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009 found that a lectin contained in bananas can promote the production of tumor necrosis factor-α, which can kill cancer cells, interleukin-2, which regulates immunity, and interferon gamma. Produced, and can inhibit the proliferation of leukemia cell line L1210 cell line and human liver cancer cell line (HepG2).
Bananas are rich in dietary fiber and have a good laxative effect. In addition, they contain pectin ingredients, which can fully lubricate the intestinal tract, speed up the passage of feces, prevent waste from staying in the intestinal tract, avoid the production of carcinogens, and effectively prevent bowel cancer. Bananas contain oligosaccharides, which can reduce the bad bacteria in the intestines and increase the good bacteria in the intestines. Although it is named for its high sweetness, the calories of a banana with a net weight of about 100 grams are about one Half or less of rice.
Pregnant women can eat a small amount of bananas:
Pregnant women are particular about eating bananas. Eat less in the early stages of pregnancy, so as not to cause diarrhea or high sugar intake. You can eat one a day in the middle and late stages. Bananas are rich in potassium, which can help pregnant women excrete excess sodium ions and control blood pressure. It is a good food for preventing pregnancy-induced hypertension. In addition, it is rich in dietary fiber. Pregnant women eating bananas can stimulate gastrointestinal motility and help defecation.
Suitable: 1. Bananas and cheese: The magnesium contained in bananas and the calcium in cheese can promote the absorption of calcium and help prevent osteoporosis. 2. Bananas and Peanuts: The nicotinic acid in bananas and the tryptophan in peanuts can increase the content of nicotinic acid and help maintain the health of the skin, digestion and nervous system. Xiang Ke: No literature report.
Cooking Skills：Lady finger bananas are eaten fresh or used in desserts. They are known for being sweeter than the common cavendish-type bananas.
Notes：When the banana is fully ripe on the banana tree, the peel is easy to crack, which is not conducive to handling and storage. Therefore, most of the harvests are more than 7 to 8 minutes ripe, and the pericarp is still in a green state and begins to harvest, so it is usually not a fruit that can be eaten immediately. We are neither suitable for fasting or excessive consumption; nor are we suitable for eating immature plantains. Bananas contain fructose that is easily absorbed by babies. For lactase-deficient babies who are watery and diarrhea, they can be fed as a staple food.
Bananas sold in the market either use chemical ripening agents such as ethylene to control the ripening time, or use 2-chloroethylphosphonic acid commonly known as "ethephon" to accelerate ripening.
The skin of the banana is green when the banana is immature, yellow when ripe, and black when oxidized. People don't usually eat banana peels when eating bananas, but some studies have shown that banana peels have higher nutritional benefits than banana pulp, including lowering cholesterol, replenishing electrolytes, and intake of dietary fiber. According to expert research, banana peels are rich in tryptophan, which can be converted into serotonin, which helps ease emotions. There are many ways to eat it. For example, wash the whole banana with its skin and cut it into pieces, put it in a juicer, add a little honey and a glass of milk to make banana milk.
In traditional Chinese medicine, the stems, flowers, leaves and rhizomes of plantains are believed to have the effects of clearing heat and detoxifying, quenching thirst and diuresis. The pulp effect can deal with constipation.
Dish：This type of baby banana may be eaten either fresh out of hand or simply fried or boiled in coconut milk.
Suggested Eating Method：
Finger bananas can be eaten fresh or used for desserts. They are famous for their sweeter than ordinary Cavendish banana.
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🔅Precautions (English Version)：
🍎 Preserve fruits
1. Fruits especially with softer skin, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic fruits are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the fruits in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the fruits in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic fruits do not use preservatives or special treatments. fruits are generally stored for three to five days in room temperature only, should be kept in fridge. Some fruits e.g. papaya will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.
🍏 How to wash fruits
Special attention: The dishes, especially small flowers and broccoli, are best soaked in the water to remove residual pesticides (this is organic farm, but will have, but not chemical). It is recommended to use our vegetables and vegetables environmentally friendly cleaner Dish Drops
for 3 to 5 minutes to eliminate residuals Sand and organic pesticide.
1. Wash fruits before eating to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the fruits for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing fruits with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut fruits with a stainless steel knife to reduce vitamin loss;
5. Vegetable leaves contain a lot of nutrients, so you should avoid shredding, chopping or grinding the leaves;
6. Immediately eat after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.