The Perfect Pineapple Report 2020: Week 19

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Putting Community First: How Chestnut Hill Farms Gives Back

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Chestnut Hill Farms Donates Almost 70,000lbs of Pineapple to Food Banks

At Chestnut Hill Farms, we believe in putting people first. During this pandemic and beyond, we have strived to give back to our community at every opportunity. Through partnerships with organizations across Costa Rica and the United States, we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished, and we’re eager to continue supporting our people, our communities, and our futures.

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Party with Pineapple for Cinco de Mayo

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4 Pineapple Recipes to Get the Fiesta Started This May

It’s nearly May, which means Cinco de Mayo is quickly approaching! Although we can’t celebrate the holiday at our favorite Mexican restaurants right now, there’s no excuse not to throw a party at home. Whip up some of our favorite tropical treats, schedule a Skype session with your friends and family, and play some great music for the perfect, quarantine-friendly fiesta.

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The Perfect Pineapple Report 2020: Week 18

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The Perfect Pineapple Report 2020: Week 17

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Looking Long-Term: Why Chestnut Hill Farms Practices Sustainable Farming

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How Retailers Can Share Sustainability with their Shoppers

At Chestnut Hill Farms, we’re big fans of going green. As a Sustainably Grown certified farm, all of our decisions – from planting to harvesting to maintaining the lush green rainforest that surrounds our farm – are fueled by sustainability. This April, we’re celebrating looking forward and making sustainable choices for Earth Month. Read on to learn why we think sustainability is key to a bright future and how to use these insights to connect with your customers.

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4 Steps to Throwing the Perfect Indoor Pineapple Picnic

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Celebrate National Picnic Day in Your Own Living Room

Surprise! Picnics don’t have to be outside to be fun. With fresh Costa Rican pineapples available all year long, there’s no reason you should have to wait for perfect weather to have a picnic. Instead, throw a no-matter-the-season indoor picnic in your own living room. With delicious snacks, a cozy blanket, and some good company, a picnic is the perfect way to spend an afternoon, regardless of where you might be. Plus, with National Picnic Day on April 23 rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to start thinking about how you’re going to celebrate. We’ve boiled it down into four simple steps so you can spend less time preparing and more time picnicking.

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The Perfect Pineapple Report 2020: Week 16

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The Four Key Steps of Food Safety

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How to Make Sure Your Pineapple is Clean and Safe to Eat

Pineapple, along with other fruits and vegetables, is highly nutritious and can help keep you strong and healthy. Full of vitamin C, bromelain, and other vitamins and minerals, pineapple is a powerhouse of nutrition that some experts say can boost your immune system and help your body fight off disease.

To ensure you receive only the benefits of pineapple, it is imperative that you take steps to clean your fruit and practice food safety. We’ve partnered with our friends at Produce Marketing Association to share these four key steps of food safety, established by the U.S. FDA, which are critical to preventing foodborne illness.

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The Perfect Pineapple Report 2020: Week 15

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