Bananas in Melbourne …
This was my favorite fruit.
Last year, I eat banana everyday for breakfast and recalled the prices were around $1.99 to $2.99 per kg.
Early this year, major banana plantations in Queensland were wiped out by Cyclone Yasi. The cost of bananas had soared since and I hardly remember seeing them on our fruit basket.
I took the photo below at an IGA in Sydney – can’t believe its around $14 per kg now! Recently, a colleague of mine was flashing his banana, bought at $3.4 each (!) – learned another way to show-off your status!
Anyway, do leave me a note below if you know of a place that sells affordable bananas … I’m reconsidering …
(^) May 7, 2011: At a Kiosk Station, on the way to Geelong.
(^) May 13, 2011: Spotted a Coles’s delivery truck . (Hand-phone quality photos, taken from driver’s side.)