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Pineapple

What is Pineapple Fruit

The pineapple scientific name Ananas Comosus L. Merill from spesies Bromeliaceae. It believed native to Southern American. The aromatic yellow juicy flesh taste between sweet sour ,sweet or salt depend to it varieties. The young fruit rind color is green and change to purple or brownish. The pineapple is in oval to cylindrical shaped. The pineapple sizes can long up to 12 inches and weight unti 12pound and more.


Pineapple Varieties

There are few varieties in Malaysia . The varieties are:
1.Gandol
2.N36
3.Mauritius
4.Jasaphine
5.Sarawak


How Pineapple Tree look?

The pineapple plant can grow up to 1.5 meters. The green leaves may stripe with red and yellow on the margin. The leaves might long 50 to 180cm and spine in the margin. While it is blooming, the red or purple color flowers was elongate, the plan need 115 days to 130days to bear a fruit after blooming of flowers. The pineapple plant suitable live at well drained organic sandy loam with temperature 28 degree Celsius to 35 degree Celsius. Normally, the pineapple plant long live for around 4 years. In Malaysia, states planted huge is Johor, selangor, Kelantan and Pulau Pinang.


Pineapple Product/Recipes


The sweet sour flavor of pineapple had manufactured into :
1.Jam pineapple
2.Jelly Pineapple
3.Pineapple Pie/cake
4.Pineapple Juice
5.Pineapple Ice cream

6.Pineapple tart


Benefits of Pineapple Fruit


Pineapple is one of favorite fruits in worldwide. Besides of it juicy ripe pineapple sweet sour flavor, the fruit had many health benefits of pineapple. Body can easily absorbs nutrients by eating fresh, canned or pineapple juice. Below is the nutrients in the fruit:

Nutritional Value per 100 grams

Energy 45.0 kcal
Water 87.8 g
Protein 0.5 g
Fat 0.1 g
Fiber 10.6 g
Abu 0.6 g
Calcium 0.4 mg
Phosphorus 24.0 mg
Iron 6.0 mg
Natrium 1.4 mg
Kalium 31.0 mg
Beta Carotene 40.0 mg
Vitamin B1 270.0 mg
Vitamin B2 0.17 mg
Niacin 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 15.2 mg

 

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