However, its main claim to fame is the nutritional value of the orange-fleshed bananas, many of which belong to a group of unusual bananas called Fe’i. Fei bananas are believed to originate in the New Guinea area but have been found from the Molluccas, in Indonesia, to Tahiti in the east.
Since then, Karat bananas have been at the forefront of campaigns led by the Island Food Community of Pohnpei (IFCP).
 Daniells et all: Pohnpei banana varieties - a work in progress. See here.