The Sweeter Story

History

Did you know that Carnarvon was the first place in Australia where bananas were grown? Way back in the 1840’s. Now Carnarvon is recognised as the place where the tastiest and sweetest bananas in Australia. The Sweeter Banana co-operative was formed by a group of growers in 1993. The idea was to develop a recognisable brand so that Perth consumers could identify and purchase their banana of choice, the Carnarvon Sweeter Banana. The co-operative is owned and operated by 25 farmers all on family run farms on the banks of the Gascoyne River.

The Sweeter Banana Co-Operative invented the “Original Lunchbox Banana TM” as a way of differentiating our bananas from Tropical North Queensland bananas. The bags serve a dual purpose, one is branding to ensure that consumers know they are buying a genuine Carnarvon Sweeter Banana and the other is to protect our thin-skinned bananas from damage in the shops.

Page Last Modified: Tue 24 May 2011

BUY LOCAL

Carnarvon is located 900km north of Perth in Western Australia...

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WHY WE ARE SWEETER?

NO GMO, just bananas growing as nature intended, slowly and naturally and creating a yummy healthy bananas for you to eat...

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MEET THE GROWERS

Meet the colourful bunch of growers that bring to you sweeter bananas...

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SWEETER PRODUCTS

At Sweeter Banana we use only environmentaly friendly techniques to bring you the freshest and tastiest sweeter bananas...

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SWEETER RECIPES

We know bananas, why not try some of our famous sweeter recipes, you won't be disappointed...

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