Friday, July 18, 2014

In praise of the humble banana

THE banana industry remains vitally important to the health of the Canarian economy, a new study has revealed this week.

Right now, it’s the most important agricultural activity, both economically and socially, in the Canary Archipelago.

Tens of thousands of people are employed either in the primary sector, via growing and packing of produce, or via local markets and, indirectly, via the mainland.

In praise of the humble banana

Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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