HC Deb 23 February 1948 vol 447 c285W
71. Mr. Sorensen

asked the Minister of Food what are the present arrangements for the importation of bananas, from what areas these are being imported, and to what extent the import of dried bananas has increased since the end of the war.

Mr. Strachey

My Department buys bananas from Jamaica, the British Cameroons and the Canary Islands. Dried bananas are improted on private account under licence. The quantity received in 1944 was negligible; it is now about 1,100 tons a year.

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