Pineapple

The taste of a ripe, fresh organic pineapple from Costa Rica is fantastic. Like John from the UK mailed us: "We both agreed that it was the best pineapple we had ever eaten."

Some interesting facts about pineapples:

  • Pineapples take about 18-20 months to become ready to harvest.
  • One pineapple plant can produce one pineapple at a time.
  • When European explorers first encountered the fruit in the Americas, they called them “pineapples” because of the resemblance to pine cones
  • Pineapples are a cluster of hundreds of fruitlets.
  • Pineapples regenerate! You can plant pineapple leaves to grow a new plant. 
  • A green pineapple can be just as sweet and delicious as a golden brown one.
  • Besides fruit salads and tropical drinks, pineapples are also used to make wine.
  • Pineapples ripen faster upside down

 

You are here

Health benefits

Pineapples are rich in vitamin C.
Vitamin C...

  • helps create proper resistance
  • contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system
  • increases iron absorption
  • contributes to a normal energy management
  • is good for the formation of collagen
  • is good for the normal functioning of teeth
  • contributes to the decrease of fatigue
  • is good for the normal functioning of blood vessels
Meet the growers

Waar te vinden?

Map