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Mar 16, 2023

Japan Broadcasting Corporation(NHK)introduced Farmind's Banana ripening processing technology

On Thursday, March 16, 2023, Farmind's Banana ripening technology was introduced in NHK E Television program "Nimo-Kamo".

"Nimo-Kamo" is a TV program which explains where/how "luggage" and "cargo" that we usually have in our hands come from.

This day's program explains the flow (from harvest to arrival at stores) of bananas which is most consumed fruit by Japanese people and Farmind ripening processing technology was introduced, as well as the overseas transportation of Fresh Carriers Co., Ltd. and, and trucking of All Japan Line Inc. (both two companies are group companies of Farmind).

At Kobe center, Tomoyasu Hayashi, the Director of Kobe Center, explained in an easy-to-understand manner how bananas can be uniformly colored and ripened to taste (differential pressure processing), how the cardboard can be improved, etc.

The scene of the ripening and at the store shelf of Farmind original product "Bananayasan-no-Ippin(Master piece of Banana expert)" was also broadcasted.

"Bananayasan-no-Ippin(Master piece of Banana expert)",
Food with Functional Claims that appeared in the program.
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● "Bananayasan-no-Ippin(Master piece of Banana expert)", Food with Functional Claims

"Bananayasan-no-Ippin(Master piece of Banana expert)" are delivered to major food supermarkets at the timing when they eat deliciously, by the ripening processing technology of Farmind.

This banana is "Food with Functional Claims" supporting health and contains "GABA", which has been reported to reduce the blood pressure of people with higher blood pressure. People with normal blood pressure and with low blood pressure, as well as children and babies, also can enjoy it.

Farmind will continue to provide a stable supply of delicious vegetables and fruits and support the health of consumers.

<Banana Lineup of Farmind>

Bananas ripened in Farmind original ripening rooms is delicious, safe and secured. Farmind delivers bananas around the world, including Philippines, Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and other parts of Latin America.

▼Farmind's banana product introduction website:

◆Broadcasting program: NHK E Television "Nimo-Kamo"
◆Broadcast date and time: March 16, 2023 (Thur) 8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
◆Program Website:

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