Bananas originally began in india, but then Alexander the Great brought them back to Europe.
Banana Cultivation In China
This was when Bananas were first cultivated in China.
Bananas in Palestine
Islamic conquerors exported the banana up to Palestine.
Bananas in Europe
In Europe, the banana arrived only during Renaissance thanks to the exports to the native lands done by the great travellers that in those years discovered the Americas: in particular, there is evidence of the introduction of bananas in Europe in 1502
Spanish missionaries brought Bananas to the Caribbean for trade.
Bananas in Florida
Bananas were brought to Florida to be produced and distributed. It failed due to winter frost.
Mass Production of Bananas
The Duke of Devonshire started to produce Bananas, and the production took off from there.
Before the 1870’s most of the land that bananas were grown on in the Caribbean had been previously used to grow sugar.
1898 - 1934
The Banana Wars were the occupations, police actions, and interventions on the part of the United States in Central America and the Caribbean between the end of the Spanish–American War in 1898 and the inception of the Good Neighbor Policy in 1934.
It arrived in Central America from somewhere in the South Pacific, it threatened banana crops.