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Saging is the Tagalog word for “banana.”

The Philippines is the second largest producer of bananas after India and the second largest exporter behind Ecuador. (India keeps and consumes most of its bananas with their country.)

  • Peeled Saba Bananas
    Posted in: Fruits

    Photo by Toyang Noresa of peeled saba bananas

    Sabá is a cooking variety of banana having the scientific name Musa saba. It has been called cardava, cardaba or kardaba in English and other languages. The Indonesians call it pisang kepok. The sabá is much fatter and starchier than the typical table banana.