Harvest: July to December
Pulp, clarified and concentrated
Minimum 11º Brix
Conservation: -18º C
Drum 180 kg - Net weight
The pineapple (Ananas comosus), known in Portugal as ananás, is a tropical fruit produced by the plant of the same name, characterized as a monocotyledonous plant of the family of bromeliads in the subfamily Bromelioideae. It is a symbol of tropical and subtropical regions. The cultivated pineapples belong to the species Ananas comosus, which comprises many fruit varieties. There are also several wild species, belonging to the same genus. The fruit, when ripe, has a very acid and often sweet flavor.
Rich in vitamin C and manganese, pineapple has antioxidant characteristics, improving the metabolic process and useful against oxidative stress.