Banana Plant Extract Could Be Key To Creamier, Longer Lasting Ice Cream (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Tiny fibers extracted from banana plant rachis (circled) could help slow ice cream melting. Credit Photo credit: Robin Zuluaga Gallego Usage Restrictions Please credit Robin Zuluaga Gallego for the photo. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.