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German supermarket sells peeled slip-free bananas

by | 23rd, September 2012

THE German-owned Billa supermarket chain has been selling ready-peeled bananas in its Austrian stores. The fruits come on a plastic tray rapped in clingfilm.

Billa is big on sustainability and recycling. You wonder if the banana skins are being harvested for housing projects in Fiji or eco-friendly umbrellas in the Sudan.

Some customers say the peeled bananas are the ultimate symbol of waste and the throw-away society.

Others may argue that without the banana skins there

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