6. Retailers

Believe it or not, bananas are one of the biggest sellers at supermarkets. As a result, supermarkets have a lot of power in the supply chain of bananas. Supermarket price wars push banana prices lower, which subsequently encourages low labor wages and inadequate health and safety standards. As low as banana prices are in the store, retailers pay even lower prices. The low prices they pay help increase their profits.

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