Tips & Tall Tales

How to Can Your Own Pineapple

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Make the Most of Fresh Pineapple with These Simple Recipes

Since pineapple is available year-round, you’ll never be without fresh tropical fruit. However, many recipes call for canned pineapple, which offers a different texture and flavor to a dish than its fresh cousin. While you can buy canned pineapple at the store, canning it at home allows you to limit the amount of added sugar, making for a healthier option. Plus, canning is a great way to preserve the fruit if you accidentally bought too much (we also love freezing it for smoothies). Read on for our tips on canning pineapple, plus a few other recipes that preserve this tangy fruit for future enjoyment.

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5 Pineapple Cocktails for a Tropical Toast

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Raise a Glass to National Cocktail Day with These Pineapple Aperitifs

Though they may be the most well-known pineapple cocktail, you don’t have to like Pina Coladas – or getting caught in the rain – to add a tropical twist to your toast this National Cocktail Day. With a subtle tanginess and tons of flavor, pineapple is the perfect addition to many spirits and offers a delicious fruity base for both sweet and savory cocktails. So, whether you prefer rum, vodka, or gin, you can be sure you’ll find a drink you’ll be eager to celebrate with this March 24th. Cheers!

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Can Pineapple Strengthen Your Immune System?

How Eating This Tropical Fruit Could Help You Battle Illness

Many people are constantly seeking out ways to improve their health and bolster their immune systems. Thankfully, pineapple is a delicious way to add extra, valuable nutrition to your diet and, some experts say, prepare your body to ward off sickness. Plus, some believe this tropical superfood can even offer a natural remedy to help ease a cough or sore throat.

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Bring on Spring: 4 Pineapple Recipes Featuring the Season’s Best

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Welcome in the Warmer Weather with These Spring-Friendly Recipes

With the first day of spring rapidly approaching, more and more produce is coming into season. Though Costa Rican pineapple is ripe and available year-round, it pairs perfectly with seasonal spring options. From classic combinations like pineapple and mango to more original ones like pineapple and peas, the tropical fruit will bring an extra bit of brightness and flavor to your table this month. Read on for four perfect pineapple pairings for spring.

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Can Dogs Eat Pineapple?

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How to Share this Tropical Treat with Your Pups

We’ve all been there: our furry friend staring at us with big eyes, begging for just a taste of our food. How can we resist? Luckily, when it comes to pineapple, your pups can join in on the fun! This tropical fruit isn’t just a healthy snack for humans – it can be a sweet treat for dogs too, and is packed full of nutrients. Read on to discover the nutritional benefits pineapple can offer our canine pals and to find a recipe for tropical biscuits they’ll be sure to love.

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The Life Cycle of a Chestnut Hill Farms Pineapple

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The Stages of the Pineapple Growth Process

Whether you’re growing pineapple on a farm or cultivating it in your backyard, pineapples go through several stages before becoming the fruit we know and love. While the hearty plant can be grown practically anywhere, including in indoor pots, and requires little care once rooted, it can take time to get it to flower and produce fruit. Read on to discover each step of the pineapple life cycle and how we keep our pineapples on track to be perfect each and every time.

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How Eating Pineapple Can Improve Your Happiness

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Boost Your Mood with Pineapple

Everyone knows that eating fruit is good for your health. From warding off colds to improving your vision, pineapple offers plenty of physical benefits. But did you know eating pineapple can also help your mental health? Beyond transporting your taste buds to the tropics, a serving of this superfood can increase your happiness too.

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4 Tips for Shopper-Friendly Pineapple Displays

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Helpful Ideas to Encourage Pineapple Sales

Healthy and delicious, fresh pineapple is experiencing a growing demand. As the fruit is available year-round, retailers can engage a variety of sales tactics to maintain interest and drive sales. Cross-merchandising, point-of-sale displays, and educational materials can all help encourage shoppers to add one of these tropical fruits to their cart. Read on for our tips on developing the most effective pineapple displays.

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Take Valentine’s Day to the Tropics with These 4 Pineapple Recipes

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Let Pineapple Sweeten Up Your Valentine’s Day

Between chocolate, candy, cake, and more, Valentine’s Day is all about the sweets. While we certainly aren’t complaining about a little extra sugar, we also know that there are other, healthier ways to sweeten up your holiday.

That’s where pineapple comes in.

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What Makes a Chestnut Hill Farms Pineapple Special

The Secret Behind the Perfect Pineapple

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Here at Chestnut Hill Farms, we pride ourselves on producing the perfect pineapple. From its perfect golden hue to its tall crown to its delicious flavor, anyone who samples our fruit knows that it’s something special. But what makes our pineapple so unique? Explore the many steps we take to make sure our pineapples are perfect below.

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