Images of pineapples can be found carved in pre-Incan ruins in Central and South America, where this fruit is indigenous.

How to Select
Choose pineapples with dark green leaves, heavy for size.  Avoid soft or dark spots and dry-looking leaves.
How to Store
Eat as soon as possible.
Refrigerate cut pineapple for 2-3 days.
Nutrition Benefits
Fat free; saturated fat free; very low sodium; cholesterol free; high in vitamin C.

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