Pineapples are a tropical fruit and a native to South America.
Brought to Hawaii in the 1700s, the pineapple has long been recognized as a symbol of hospitality.
Three varieties are commonly available and include Smooth Cayenne, Red Spanish and Sugar Loaf.
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=385
Selecting and Storing Pineapple
Choose a firm, plump fragrant pineapple with rigid green leaves that is heavy for its size. After ripening, pineapple can be refrigerated for three to five days.