Plantains from Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica & Caribbean | Periscope

Although the plantain did not originate in a Latin American country, they grow best in tropical climates. Countries such as Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, and Costa Rica are now major producers and consumers of the plantain. In some of the Caribbean Islands, the plantain is the main source of trade.

People in Peru prepare a load of plantains for shipment.

Courtesy of: FAO / United Nations