Pineapple

Pineapple

Pineapple belongs to tropical fruit. In the middle of the plant, fruits are produced with a typical crusty surface, irregular shape and rough crust. Pineapple has a yellow color, a sweet and aromatic taste. It is grown mainly in tropical regions. It can be eaten in fresh or dry form. Because of its durability, pineapple can candied when drying. Diabetic patients need to be careful because candied pineapple contains added sugar, whose intake can cause a sudden jump of the blood sugar.

Variety: 
Pineapple dices (8 – 10 mm), pineapple rings, pineapple natural (no sugar added).
Harvest: 
Oct/Dec – big harvest, Feb/May – small harvest (Thailand).
Nutritional Value in 100 g Fatt Proteins Fibers
325 kcal 2,5 g 2,5 g 6 g

Nutritional source of: manganese, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, vitamin A.

Nutritionally, natural pineapple is low calorie, fat-free, low-salt, rich in vitamin C and a special source of manganese. In addition, pineapple contains a bromelain, similar to pepsin, a potent digestive enzyme that helps digestion. It is therefore good to eat pineapple at the end of the meal.