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World Plantain Day by Dimeji Eyiowuawi

Updated: Jun 10


Every year on June 5th, plantain lovers across the globe come together to celebrate World Plantain Day. This annual observance is the brainchild of Dimeji Eyiowuawi, founder of the plantain-centric organization Dodo Gang.


Read my article to discover how Dimeji Eyiowuawi established this day of observance based on his passion for the beloved fruit.


Whether you prefer your plantains fried, roasted, boiled, or mashed let’s celebrate the African Diaspora way. 🙌🏾🎉 Happy World Plantain Day! 🍌


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How did I not know about World Plantain Day?! Thanks for putting me on. Great post.

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Love plantains! My best friend made platanos maduros growing up, and it was one of my favorites. This was a dope article. Thanks for highlighting this beloved fruit.

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Thank you so much! Gotta love plantains! 🍌

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I LOVE plantains. As a Black and Puerto Rican woman, I feel like plantains are a much-needed addition to ANYone's diet. Loved this piece.

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Thank you so much, Marta! Happy World Plantain Day! 🍌

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