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Bananas hang in a warehouse in Limón, Costa Rica.
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Banana farmers, wholesalers, and researchers gathered in Miami this week to talk about challenges facing the ubiquitous yellow fruit. Costa Rica organized the event.

 

The Central American country exported over a billion dollars worth of bananas last year.

Port Tampa Bay

A shipment of Chiquita bananas arrived at Port Tampa Bay last week, making it the first perishable product received by the port in over two decades.