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Exotic tropical red bananas

The banana.
The banana. / SUR
  • An unusual fruit has appeared on the markets of Malaga

Many markets in the province of Malaga are now selling this rather unusual fruit, the red banana.

Reddish-purple on the outside and pale pink or yellow on the inside, the red banana is fatter than the Canary version and a bit smaller.

The flavour is said to be reminiscent of raspberries but slightly sour. It hails from Sri Lanka, one of 29 varieties grown there. Expect to pay around eight euros a kilo.