Enhancement Community Welfare, The Demand For Bananas Will also Increase : A Part from The Book : Banana: Benefits, Cultivation, Post-Harvest and Processed, in Indonesia – 2nd Edition

Enhancement community welfare, the demand for bananas will also increase. On the other hand, banana consumption in Indonesia fluctuated from 2011 to 2016, with the highest consumption reaching 2.14 million tons and the lowest consumption reaching 1.40 million tons. The increasing demand for bananas provides opportunities for the development of banana agribusiness in Indonesia. Data on the development of fruit and vegetable consumption in Indonesia from 2015 – 2020.

Banana agribusiness development opportunities in Indonesia are still wide open. For the success of banana farming, in addition to the application of recommended technology and the use of high-yielding varieties, it is the key. Therefore, it is necessary to have a guide for farmers/communities for effective and efficient banana cultivation/farming. Banana Book: Benefits, Cultivation, Post-Harvest, and Processing are prepared with the hope of providing guidelines for farmers to understand banana farming, in the end, farmers can apply it in the field, as well as banana processing to be adopted for the industry so as to increase added value.

Author(s) Details:

Tri Sudaryono,
Research Center for Horticultural and Estate Crops, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Indonesia.

Sri Satya Antarlina,
Research Center for Food Technology and Processing, Research Organization for Agriculture and Food, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Indonesia.

Dwi Setyorini,
Research Center for Horticultural and Estate Crops, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Indonesia.

Didik Harnowo,
Research Center for Food Crops, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Indonesia.

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