• The somewhat silly reason Trader Joe's sells its bananas for 19 cents apiece

    9 days ago - By WGN TV

    Joe doesn't mess around with produce scales.
    The fruits and vegetables at Trader Joe's are sold per piece or in prepackaged units - and not by the pound, like most other grocery stores. But nowhere is this more apparent than at the banana display, which is often accompanied by a sign advertising Joe's by-the-banana policy.
    You want a banana? That'll be 19 cents. A bigger banana? Also 19 cents. A slightly smaller banana, perfect for a midday snack? No discounts here, bub - the price is 19 cents, no exceptions. (Unless, of course, you choose an organic banana, which sells for 25...
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