Pineapples are imported and are available all year round.
Ripen on the bench and store in the fridge once cut. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Pineapples are native to Brazil. Cultivation by the Indian people saw pineapple plants spread up through South America. Spanish explorers took the fruit back to Spain. They were carried on ships to help prevent the disease, scurvy.
1 cup diced = 164 g
|Average Quantity per serving||% Daily Intake per serve||Average Quantity per 100 g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.3||0%||0.2|
|- saturated (g)||0.04||0%||0.02|
|Available carbohydrate (g)||18.7||6%||11.4|
|- sugars (g)||18.7||21%||11.4|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||3.4||11%||2.1|
|Vitamin C (mg)||41||103% RDI*||25|
|Manganese (mg)||3.1||63% ESADDI**||1.9|
|Thiamin (mg)||0.13||12% RDI*||0.08|
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)
**Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intake
Source: FOODfiles 2016