Botanically they belong to the group of berrys, growing on the Pisang plant (banana tree). When they are not ripe yet they have a green coloured skin and a hard, creme-coloured and tasteless pulp. Ripe bananas are yellow in their skin colour and have a yellow, tasty pulp. On the other side there is the sugar banana, coming from South Asia, and often used as decoration for Longdrinks, Fancy drinks and Tropicanas as well as for syrup, also known as Adams-, Paradise- or Pisangfigs. Known product: Riemerschmid Banana (fruit syrup)
These are rich in magnesium, which helps guard the circulatory system. The body slowly absorbs the natural sugars, which are found in bananas. Bananas are also a good source of soluble fiber, B6, vitamin C, and potassium.