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Nutritional, Juicy, Edible Facts on the Pineapple

What is the origin of the pineapple? Does the edible fruit have any nutritional value? Review these facts about the beloved fruit of the pineapple.

Rudimentary Facts About the Pineapple

Even though the edible fruit is available all year round, its prime harvesting season starts in March and  ends in June.

Green, brown and yellowing skin forms a rough edged prickly exterior. The pineapple rounds off in the shape of a cylinder.  The edible fruit, crowned by sword like leaves, gives way to a fibrous, yellow  sweet and sour aroma.

Oxford Dictionary says that the low growing, pineapple is a member of the Bromeliaceae.

In comparison to other edible fruit, the pineapple is a beloved ingredient of gift baskets and centerpieces. When carved and presented by Edible Arrangements, the Fresh Fruit Bouquet Company the Fruit Flower create stunning

Pineapples make for a healthy and juicy member of an edible fruit basket

Pineapples make for a healthy and juicy member of an edible fruit basket

Edible Fruit History of the Pineapple

Legend has it that the pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality was the inspiration of seafaring captains from the 1400s to the 1500s.  Upon the return from the Caribbean islands, sailors trophied a pineapple, which often symbolized prestige.

Pineapples were first cultivated in