I've noticed, over time, that certain brands of bananas have different qualities and tastes.
There was a lot of talk a while back about everyone seriously disliking Dole bananas, which I came to agree. I've tried other brands of bananas from different grocers and find most of them dry and chalky and/or once they get ripe enough to eat, they're too ripe and they smell and taste fermented. It's like there's no in between.
I've been tolerating the organic Del Monte bananas from the grocery store but they're still not great.
My mom's neighbor grows a variety of different bananas in her back yard and she gave me a small bunch a couple years ago and I've never had a better banana. So, I know I really like them when they're good but the problem is, it's so hard to get a good banana.
What brands of bananas have you tried that you really liked or disliked? And where do you buy the good ones?