Organic Chocolate Chewy Banana Bites
From the Manufacturer
On A Mission To End Food Waste On Banana Farms
Upwards of 20% of the bananas that they grown are wasted because the bananas aren’t “perfect” for export. The crazy part is that they still look perfect. But if they are a day too ripe or the wrong size, they won’t make it on the boat for export. That’s what inspired us to create tasty banana snacks instead of letting them go to waste.
Doing Business For Good
Barnana is a certified B-Corp. That means that we meet the rigorous standards of social and environmental sustainability, accountability and transparency. All the products that we create are USDA Certified Organic because we don’t believe in pesticides. The products that we make are also Non-GMO Project Verified because we believe in transparency. Doing the right thing isn’t that hard.
THE BANANA BRAND
We are the brand synonymous with bananas. Yeah, you may have guessed it. But why “Barnana”? Great question! That’s because we believe that the banana is mother nature’s original energy bar. We’ve made ’em even more convenient and flavorful.
We are on a mission to end food waste on organic banana farms by upcycling the bananas that used to go to waste. When “imperfect” bananas have scuffs, are a little too ripe, or aren’t the perfect size – they are typically rejected for export. We take these delicious bananas and turn them into snacks. Pretty cool, huh?
Packed full of potassium! Whether you’re about to go for a run, got done lifting weights or you just need a healthy snack for your daily adventure – we got you. Cramping sucks, but you know what doesn’t? Eating some tasty Barnana.
There’s no telling where you’ll find yourself next.
About the Startup
Describe your product in 3 words.
Organic Banana Deliciousness
How did you come up with the idea for this product?
When Caue was a kid, his dad dehydrated bananas in their back yard in Southern Brazil. At the end of 2012 – Caue, Nik and Matt came together with the goal of creating the brand synonymous with banana-based products, Barnana. When we started the journey of becoming the first and only banana brand, we discovered one of the dirty secrets of the industry. That is, roughly 20% of all the bananas that are grown go to waste before ever leaving the farm. That is what propelled us into upcycling these bananas by making tasty snacks.
What makes your product special?
There are no other banana brands and there are no other products like ours. From our chewy banana bites that are soft and banana-bread like to our crunchy banana brittle – the innovation just keeps getting crazier.
What has been the best part of your startup experience?
For us, being able to run a sustainable food business that takes care of people and their families is probably the best part. That coupled with our fans who truley love the brand makes this whole journey very special.
USDA Organic: Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, Natural Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Kosher; Made from sustainably upcycled bananas, these will be the tastiest snacks you will ever eat
Chocolate Covered Bananas: Unlike those unsavory banana chips, these bites are moist and delicious inside; Coasted in sweet and balanced dark chocolate these chocolate covered fruits are neither too bitter or too sweet
Fair Trade Chocolate Covered Fruit Snacks: Unlike those artificial fruit snacks out there, our chocolate coated bananas melt in your mouth; Whether you need a post workout bites or a kids snack to go, this is it
Upcycled Goodness: Barnana’s delicious bites are made from bananas that we save from going to waste; We dehydrate them perfectly and then coat them with premium ingredients to make delicious snacks
100 Percent Money-Back Guarantee: All Barnana products come with a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee; If you don’t like them, don’t worry; We will make sure you are stoked on the product or you will get your money back