Bananas - a tropical fruit also grown in Japan. Technological advancement has allowed their cultivation in snowy areas. Visit a plantation in one of Japan's snowiest regions, and check out a wide variety at a wholesaler in Tokyo's Ota Market. See how the ripening process is carefully managed in massive warehouses from the time of import to market release. (Reporter: Janni Olsson)

At the fruits wholesaler
Banana juice shop
Harvesting Bananas
Various types of banana juice