- How We Grow Pineapples in Fall
- The Perfect Pineapple Party Playlist
- How Volcanic Soil Makes the Perfect Pineapple
- Pineapples and Charleston: A Love Affair with Hospitality
- The Sloths Living Among Perfect Pineapples
- The Best Pineapple Tart Recipes of All Time
- Are Pink Pineapples Natural and Safe?
- Marketing Pineapples for Increased Demand this Spring
- Irish Pineapple Bread Pudding
- How Pineapples Can Help You Shift to Waterless Beauty
Tips & Tall Tales
Enjoy Pineapples in Fall for a Tropical Twist This Season
While most areas of the world are familiar with the four seasons: winter, spring, summer, and fall, the Costa Rican climate typically falls into two categories: rainy and dry seasons. This makes Costa Rica the perfect place to grow pineapples in fall.
Keep reading to learn more about the fall season in Costa Rica, and how this affects our pineapple farming.(more…)
Spooky Cocktails to Spice Up All Hallow’s Eve
Whether you plan on attending an epic Halloween party or enjoying a relaxing night with friends, we’ve got your bartending duties covered with these spooky cocktails that will leave them wanting more.
These spooky delights come with a tropical twist of tangy pineapple for the perfect flavor and fruity base. We’re confident you’ll find something that suits the taste of your mortal palette…muahahaha.(more…)
3 Companion Plants that Get Along with Pineapples
Growing your own plants can be a tedious accomplishment. It can take a lot of time from planting to watering and waiting for a sprout. But, when your fruits or vegetables finally finish growing and ripening, you know it was worth all the hard work after that first taste. Companion plants are specific plants to place together to achieve either one-sided or mutual benefits for the plants as they grow. Benefits can vary from protecting others to improving soil conditions.
Pineapples are no different; they require a lot of attention and love as they may take up to two years to flower, ripen, and mature. An important way to ensure your pineapple plants thrive is to grow companion plants.(more…)
Meet Every Runners Favorite Post-Run Snack
Pineapples: they taste great with drinks, in salads, and in many other meals (though some may argue they should be kept away from pizza at all costs). In the fitness world, pineapples are a superfood packed with important vitamins that runners love to snack on. Eat them raw or toss them in your post-workout smoothie for a boost to your recovery and immune system.
While everyone can benefit from a healthy snack of pineapple, there are about 50 million people across the United States that can get an even bigger boost from this tropical fruit. That number refers to the roughly 15% of the United States population who run or jog regularly. The 83 calories in a single cup of pineapple can provide them with the nutrients necessary to run faster, farther, and stronger.
So skip the staid post-running snack of tofu, yogurt, and eggs, and dig into the sweet, yet tart flavor of the pineapple. Let’s dive into why pineapple is your new favorite superfood!(more…)
Celebrate Freedom on Costa Rica’s Independence Day
Every season in Costa Rica is marked with lavish and joyful celebrations. Now, the time of year has come when Costa Rica proudly celebrates the anniversary of its independence from Spain. The holiday is widely celebrated throughout the country and beyond. Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua also hold their Independence Day celebrations on the same day. Celebrate the occasion by learning more about the traditions and history behind Costa Rica’s independence day.(more…)
Jam Out to These Pineapple Tunes
Looking for the perfect playlist to take your next pineapple party to the next level? Look no further than our carefully curated compilation of tunes. From childhood throwbacks to Caribbean cruise fan favorites, you can’t go wrong with any of these timely tunes. So, grab your pineapple decorations, outfits, and speakers, and prepare for the greatest pineapple party of all time.(more…)
Luscious Life in an Unexpected Place
To many who do not live near them, volcanoes are seen as gigantic, terrifying disasters waiting to happen. However, for those who live closer, they are viewed as a natural wonder vital to life. In fact, after an eruption, the lava and ash combine and result in the world’s most fertile soil, great for volcanic soil farming.(more…)
Pineapple for Breakfast is a Great Addition to Your Morning Meal
Trying to spice up your breakfast with something sweet? Then start your day with the sweet and sour fruit that not only tastes amazing but has many health benefits. Pineapple has many nutrients that we all need to make our muscles strong and develop properly. It is always worth the time spent preparing the night before or setting aside an extra few minutes in the morning to make sure you start your day off right with a pineapple breakfast.(more…)
Pineapple Snacks & Crafts that are Kid Approved
School may be around the corner, but that doesn’t mean the summer fun has to end. With Chestnut Hill Farms Pineapples, you can extend the sweetness of summer with creative pineapple snacks and crafts.
Brighten up the day with a sweet snack or a color art piece using imagination and pineapples.
The Staple of Charleston: Pineapples
By now, we’ve all heard that pineapples are symbols of hospitality in the United States, but there is one place where this is especially prominent: Charleston, South Carolina. Known to be the most visited city in South Carolina, perhaps Charleston’s most famous pineapple piece, their pineapple fountain, draws hundreds of thousands of onlookers every year. Now, in a state that doesn’t even grow pineapples, how did they become such an iconic piece?(more…)