Evidently, the supply of bananas had been sufficiently adapted to the available accommodation. Demand had intensified on several occasions, which accelerated sales in some places. However, higher prices were not to be found everywhere; they were the exception.
Often the autumn holidays or the autumnal weather affected the sales, weakening demand. In some cases, traders had to lower their prices as a result of too weak an interest, provided they did not want to slow down their sales.