I similarly also met a banana executive recently - he was sailing through Polynesia with his family. He had done very well by realising that the freeing of the European market by the EU would cause great change to previously Country-protected supply-chains.
However, in the absence of a, industry-changing upheaval, I'm with Larry... "happy to be the one eating the banana"
Yesterday, I had the unexpected opportunity to speak with a former executive of a major fruit and produce company. I always find it really fun to talk with someone about something I know nothing about – and in this case, the topic was bananas. So, I asked him about the economics of bananas, and this is what he said: