- Scientists in Japan are busy at work making an edible banana peel — which means you no longer have to toss out the peel when you get done eating your favorite fruit!!
- Related: This Cat Probably Won’t Be Eating One!
- Japanese agricultural research company D&T Farm has been hard at work on what they call the Mongee banana, growing them in a very precise low-temperature setting so as to produce a very thin, edible peel.
- Their method for growing the new Mongee bananas is to literally keep them in an environment at -75 degrees (seriously) and “freeze thaw” them to mimic Earth’s cold climate of 20,000 years ago when plants had to grow very rapidly.
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