Good news for the masses who buy their fruits from convenience stores: 7-Eleven says it will begin to plastic wrap its bananas. The fresh announcement already has enviornmentalists going, well, bananas.
The country's largest convience store chain says the plastic wrap will double the bananas' shelf life from two days to five days. There are seven 7-Elevens in San Francisco and dozens more across the Bay Area.
The environment be damned? Not really, at least in pr speak. 7-Eleven, probably anticipating environmental backlash, has asked Del Monte to develop a biodegradable wrap.