Inside the battle to save the banana

Jul 31, 2020
A small bioscience startup in Britain is taking on a disease that threatens one of the world’s favorite fruits.
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Spoofing: An explanation using bananas

Apr 22, 2015
Marketplace Editor Paddy Hirsch explains "spoofing"
A woman stands with bananas during the 2015 edition of the Paris International Agricultural Show in Paris. 
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The business of bananas: Very big

Mar 10, 2014
U.S.-based banana purveyor Chiquita Brands is merging with Ireland's Fyffes plc.

The bananapocalypse is upon us

Mar 6, 2014
The world’s fourth most valuable crop is threatened by a fungus.

MID-DAY UPDATE: January job numbers, German stock market, and banana wars

Feb 4, 2011
Big news from the U.S. Labor Department today. The unemployment rate is down to 9 percent -- the lowest it's been in almost two years. At the same...