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Title: Pineapples


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Pineapples
  • By Derek Schulz

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General Information
  • Originated in South America
  • Scientific name Ananas Cosmosus
  • Rich in Vitamin C and Fiber
  • Helps aid Digestion
  • Can be prepared in many different ways

3
Selecting Your Pineapples!
  • Available all year long
  • Should be fragrant, heavy and symmetrical in size
  • Leaves should be crowned and be fresh and green
  • Should be fresh and clean with no shriveling,
    discoloration or non-uniform ripening
  • Eat immediately after purchase since they are
    picked ripe

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Nutritional Facts
  • Fat-Free
  • Saturated fat-free
  • Very low sodium
  • Cholesterol-free
  • High in vitamin C

5
Types of Pineapple
  • Fresh Pineapple
  • Frozen Pineapple
  • Pineapple Juice Concentrate
  • Puree
  • Dehydrated
  • Canned

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Sliced, Chunks, and Crushed
Sliced Pineapple



Chunks


Crushed
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Use of Pineapples Wastes
  • The outer peel and the central core are discarded
    when canning a pineapple
  • This waste accounts for 50 of the total
    pineapple weight called pineapple bran
  • 10 tons of fresh bran is discarded per hectare.
  • The bran, either fresh or dried is a good feed
    for ruminants.
  • Usually mixed with 9 molasses, grass, or ground
    into the feed of the ruminants.

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Use of Pineapples Wastes Con
  • Can Make syrup
  • Alcohol
  • Vinegar
  • Wine
  • Citric acid
  • Malic acid
  • Escorbic acid
  • Roughage from pineapple leaves can be used to
    produce clothes and paper.
  • The paper is mainly used to produce bank notes.

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Exporting and Packing
  • Reduction of post-harvest disease, fruit should
    be treated by dipping or spraying, with Dowicide
    A at a concentration of 7 grams per liter of
    water. Packing should be carried out
    immediately.
  • The fruits are normally packed by their net
    weight.

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Indonesia 3
Ivory Coast 2
Mexico 2
USA 2
Bangladesh 1
Malaysia 3
South Africa 2
Other 2
Thailand 16
Philippines 14
Brazil 13
India 9
China 7
Total 100
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Diseases of Pineapple
  • Heart and root rot
  • Heart rot
  • Root rot
  • Black rot
  • Butt rot
  • Fruit let core rot
  • Pink Disease of Fruit
  • Pineapple Mealy bug wilt
  • Yellow Spot Virus
  • Bacterial diseases
  • Nematodes

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Pests of Pineapples
  • Scales
  • Thrips, Vectors of yellow spot virus
  • Mites
  • Mealy bugs
  • Ants, Associated with Mealybugs
  • Symphylids

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