ARCADIA, Calif. -- "Hello, I'm Ken Banana-ster." That's how International Banana Club founder Ken Bannister answers the phone, indicating his dedication to the promotion of the fruit. Bannister made a four-day appearance two weekends ago at the Vons Pavilions store here to promote "The World's Largest Banana Display," a massive effort, which, at final count, included more than 70,000 regular and junior bananas. "The old record is about 360 cases," said Richard Miotti, merchandising ...

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