Frieda's Specialty Produce - Baby Pineapple

Overview

What is a Baby Pineapple?

  • Adorable miniature pineapple grown exclusively in South Africa. Intensely sweet golden flesh and soft edible core. The entire fruit measures just 5 inches high.

How to Eat

  • Use this superbly sweet pineapple as you would a regular pineapple. Also beautiful addition to fruit baskets or a decorative table centerpiece.

Health Benefits

  • Excellent source of vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose fruit that is golden in color and very aromatic.

How to Store

  • Because pineapples develop dark spots from temperature changes, if it is purchased chilled, keep it refrigerated; and if it was bought at room temperature, keep it at room temperature.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of South Africa

Recipes

Dragon Fruit Habanero Salsa

Dragon Fruit Habanero Salsa Ingredients 1 to 2 Dragon Fruit (white, red, or both), peeled and cut into small cubes (about 2 cups) 1 cup small cubes of Baby Pineapple or regular pineapple 1 small Shallot, peeled and finely chopped … Continue reading

Grilled Tropical Fruit Kebabs

Grilled Tropical Fruit Kebabs Exotic fruits get caramelized then drizzled with a zesty key lime-honey sauce for a sticky-sweet summer treat. Ingredients 1 pint cape gooseberries* (24 berries), husk removed and rinsed well (or 24 fresh lychee and/or rambutan, peeled … Continue reading

Tropical Fruit Meringues

Tropical Fruit Meringues Ingredients 2 Martha’s Best papayas, halved and seeded (about 2 cups) 1 cup tropical fruits of your choice such as peeled and seeded cherimoya, peeled and sliced gold kiwifruit, or peeled and chopped baby pineapple. 3 egg … Continue reading

Pineapple Coconut Smoothie

Pineapple Coconut Smoothie Ingredients: 1 Young Coconut, liquid reserved (about 2 cups coconut water; 1 cup coconut meat) 2 Zululand Queen Baby Pineapples, peeled and chopped (about 1 1/2 cups) 1/2 banana, peeled and sliced into thick rounds 2 tablespoons … Continue reading