The Pineapples, botanical name Ananas Comosus, is a tropical plant with an edible multiple fruits consists of coalesced berries, also known as pineapples.The Majority of world production comes from Costa Rica, Brazil, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, and India.
Pineapples are a delicious tropical fruit that has been celebrated for centuries not only for their distinct and unique flavor, with lots of health benefits. A pineapple is a fruit composite of many flowers whose individual fruitlets combine together around a central core. Each fruitlets was known as ‘eye’, the rough spiny marking on the pineapple’s surface. Pineapples have a wide cylindrical shape, a scaly green, brown or yellow skin and a regal crown of spiny, blue green leaves. The Fibrous flesh of pineapple is yellow in color and has a vibrant tropical flavor that taste as sweet and sour.
They will usually keep well at room temperature for about 2 days. If stored properly in the fridge, then it will keep for about 5 to 7 days.
The flesh and juice of the pineapples are used in several cuisines around the world. Chunks of pineapples are used in desserts such as fruit salads, as well as in some savory dishes, including pizza topping, or as a grilled ring on a hamburger. Crushed pineapples are used in yogurt, jam, sweets, and ice cream. The juice of the pineapples is served as a beverage and it is the main ingredients in cocktails and in the drinks.
There are many Health’s Benefits mentioned below,
Nutritional Value of Pineapple contains per 100gms is mentioned below:
Energy 50 kcal
Carbohydrates 13.12 g
Sugars 9.85 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Fat 0.12 g
Protein 0.54 g
Thiamine (B1) 0.079 mg Riboflavin (B2) 0.032 mg
Niacin (B3) 0.5 mg Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.213 mg
Vitamin B6 0.112 mg Folate (B9) 18 μg
Choline 5.5 mg Vitamin C 47.8 mg
Calcium 13 mg Iron 0.29 mg
Magnesium 12 mg Manganese 0.927 mg
Phosphorus 8 mg Potassium 109 mg
Sodium 1 mg Zinc 0.12 mg
Color: Green or brownish yellow
Taste: Sweet and sour