Compatibility & Temperature
Plantain should have a minimum length of 22 cm (9 inches), and be free from mechanical damage, scars, insect damage, disease, and chemical residues.
Maturity can be judged by the angular- ity of the fingers. Plantains are harvested mature green and may or may not be ripened upon arrival at destination markets, since plantains are eaten at all stages of ripeness (green through black). A mature, green fresh cluster has a brilliant clean appearance, stalks which are firm and can still support fingers in an erect position, and a shaft which shows a white or whitish-colored humid wound when it
Sources: The Produce Blue Book
Produce ethylene and sensitive to chilling injury
7.2–10 °C (45–50°F) for up to seven days
10–12 °C (50–54°F) for longer than seven days
90–95 percent relative humidity
Currently, there are no Good Arrival Guidelines published for this commodity.
Serving Size 1 cup of sliced
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 5Calories 181
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0.55g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.212g 1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.102g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 47.2g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3.4g 14%
Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 0% Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
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