The Project started off with the production of vacuum pack yams and dasheen, and further explored the possibility of vacuum packing green bananas, green plantain and breadfruit. The VP dasheen and yam are being sold at Mega J and CFL supermarkets and has revealed fair sales in the extreme north of the Island. The green banana, plantain and breadfruit are still being researched for further development; however are being sold at sister companies as a market test.
In addition, Fruit concentrates and (and it’s by product – Fruitsicles):- as well as paper; made from the banana pseudo stem are some of the products currently being made.
The frozen pulp are packaged into1 litre bag and the vacuum pack products are packaged into 1kg vacuum pack bags. All are sold as frozen products.
Product: Banana Paper | Paper produced from banana stem for use as stationary
Fond Assau Agro Processing
Address: Ministry of Agriculture, 5th Floor Waterfront, Castries, Saint Lucia
Telephone: 759-725-2184 or 758-453-5901
Raw Material: Banana stem