Our fresh Australian Banana migration

Why are bananas good for you?

Never run out of energy!
Bananas are a handy and convenient, healthy snack, that means you can avoid the mid-morning munchies and hate 3 o'clock fuzzies. The carbs in bananas will immediately return your blood glucose levels to normal and give you all the nutritional goodness you need to keep powering through the day.

Bananas are naturally fat-free and high in fibre.
The banana has no fat or cholesterol, provides antioxidants and fibre, all of which helps to keep the heart (and brain) healthy. The high potassium content helps keep blood pressure normal, and of course it is part of your two fruit serves needed each day for good health.

Bananas are full of appealing nutrients. including:

  • Vitamin B6
  • Folate
  • Potassium
  • Fibre
  • Vitamin C
  • Magnesium
  • Niacin

Fresh bananas are also ideal for school lunches as they’re easy to peel and don’t require refrigeration. Bananas are the perfect snack for active teenagers who often need 4-5 snacks a day. Unlike their super-sugary, super-processed competitors, bananas are bursting with natural ingredients that keep teenagers full of energy all day long..

Peel good with our 100% Australian Bananas

Our Aussie first supplier policy means we’ll always source our fresh produce from local farms whenever we can. That’s why 97% of our entire fresh produce range is Australian grown. Grab a bunch in store and support Aussie farmers today.

Where do ALDI's bananas come from?

We get bananas from growers in every state, with farms in the same regions that supply other supermarkets.

Bite-sized banana facts

When is banana season in Australia?

Bananas are all good, all year. Our fresh Aussie bananas migrate to ALDI from local Aussie growers all year round to ensure you can enjoy sweet bananas any day of the year.

How many different types of bananas are there?

There are more than 500 different types of bananas in the world! In Australia, Cavendish are the most popular. It’s known for its smooth, creamy texture and thin peel.

How to store bananas

Careful where you keep ’em! Storing a banana in the fridge will slow down the ripening process. Put them in a fruit bowl and the enzymes released by the bananas will make the other fruit ripen faster.

When are bananas ready to eat?

There’s no wrong time to eat a banana. Some like them green, some like them spotty. Spots on a banana are called sugar spots. They let you know how much starch in the banana has been turned into sugar. The spottier, the sweeter. That’s why the spottiest bananas make the best banana bread.

What are some good banana recipes to try?

Whether you have one too many over-ripe bananas or you’re simply looking to get creative with the humble nana, the banana recipes below will have you whipping up a scrumptious storm!