With the shape of a pine cone, the fruit is loosely fibrous and juicy with white to yellowish flesh. The edible center part is firm, leathery and sweet.
Storage and Uses
Uncut, ripe pineapples usually last for about 3 days at room temperature. Store freshly cut pineapples in an airtight container and refrigerate. Pineapples can be cut and eaten fresh. These luxurious treats are used to prepare juices, smoothies, desserts and also added in salads and seafood.
Pineapples reduce the risk of macular degeneration, a disease that affects the eyes as people age due to vitamin C and antioxidants present in it. Reduces inflammation and blood clots. Also reduces common cold and sinus inflammation. Helps develop strong bones.