Richard Preece, 33, found the extremely rare fruit in a bunch of bananas he had bought in his weekly shop in Asda.
The father-of-three – who has completed charity fun runs dressed as Bananaman – was a little shocked at the Bizarre
His wife, Samantha, said: ‘It is the most bizarre coincidence.
‘It was just in a bunch of ordinary bananas so it was a bit of a shock.
Apparently they tasted perfectly normal (Picture: SWNS) Richard found the banana in his weekly Asda shop (Picture: SWNS)
‘When Sam opened it up none of us could quite believe it. I never even knew that you could get Double
‘I showed my kids and they were quite amazed as they had never seen anything like it before.
‘When I put it on Facebook I wasn’t expecting the reaction that I got with the amount of innuendos and other implications people were commenting.’
In case you were wondering, the double banana tasted no different to an ordinary one, according to children Beatrice, nine, and Felix, six.
‘I thought my days running as a Bananaman were long behind me, but this has changed things,’ Richard said.
‘This discovery has convinced me that I should really consider doing it again this year.
Writer: Toby Meyjes for Metro.co.uk