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Is Pineapple Safe for Dogs?

Health Benefits of Feeding Your Dog Pineapple

Pineapple isn’t just a healthy snack for humans – it is for dogs too! Fresh, frozen, or baked, pineapple dog treats are great for pups.

Pineapple provides many health benefits to humans, but pet owners are often left wondering whether or not their favorite snack can be shared with their dog. Pineapple is full of nutrients like Vitamin C and Manganese, which help with fighting illness and producing energy. Luckily, these same nutrients that benefit humans can also make for a nutrient-packed treat for your dog. While pineapple is a great choice for your dog, it is also high in fiber and natural sugar and should be enjoyed in small amounts. 

When sharing pineapple with your dog for the first time, it’s best to monitor them to make sure they are digesting it well. Also keep in mind that while raw pineapple is perfectly safe for dogs to eat, canned pineapple should be avoided because most dogs don’t react well to the sugary syrup in canned pineapple. There are a few parts of a pineapple that dogs shouldn’t eat. Dogs should only enjoy the soft inner fruit as feeding them the skin or core of a pineapple could cause intestinal irritation or choking. 

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Start the New Year With a Healthy Detox

Your Guide to a Pineapple Filled New Year Detox

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to start a new health routine, using juice cleanses for your detox are just one of the healthy ways pineapples can be used for to give your body the nutrients it needs. Including pineapple in your juice detoxes provides many health benefits for fighting the flu, preventing inflammation, and killing unhealthy bacteria in your body. Pineapple is full of Vitamin C, an antioxidant that defends your body from sickness and strengthens your immune system. Aside from Vitamin C, pineapples also contain manganese, an energy-producing nutrient, and Vitamin B, which helps the enzymatic reactions needed for energy production. 

Follow along for a great list of recipes to start your New Year Detox!

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How to Trim the Perfect Pineapple Christmas Tree

A Tree That Will Put a Tropical Twist on Your Holiday Celebrations

‘Tis the season for holiday music, peppermint mochas, and Christmas trees. If you haven’t found a tree this year, don’t worry. A Pineapple Christmas tree will make you feel like you’re on a tropical vacation.

Pineapple Christmas trees are an inexpensive way to spice up your holiday décor. They are a compact, colorful, and fun addition to any space. These tiny ‘trees’ can be displayed on kitchen counters, bathroom counters, dining room tables, or anywhere else. When decorating your tropical tree, there are no rules—besides having fun!

Follow along for a few ideas about how to decorate your pineapple. Don’t forget to press play on Jimmy Buffett’s “Christmas Island”! 

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‘Tis the Season Holiday Gift Guide

Pineapple Gift

A Gift Guide for Every Pineapple Lover on Your List.

Whether you can’t get enough of Central America’s favorite fruit or you’re in need of a creative, fun gift idea, CHF has got you covered. Our gift to you this year is a one-stop-shop holiday guide for that perfect pineapple present. From shining jewelry to custom cheese boards, you won’t need to check your list twice. Get ready to sprinkle some holiday cheer around to your fellow pineapple lovers with the CHF Pineapple holiday gift guide – the ultimate holiday handbook for all things pineapple.

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Make Your Holiday Season Sweeter with Pineapple

Holiday Pineapple

How to Incorporate Pineapple in to Your Holiday Celebrations this Season

It feels like we’ve blinked and the holiday season is just around the corner! Last year was not, shall we say, the most conventional, so why not lean into the craziness and try something new again?

With plenty of traditions already established, it can be a challenge to find new ways to celebrate, but every family is always looking to include something sweet and healthy in the holiday mix. You are probably thinking Christmas goes more with presents and pies than pineapples, but read on for healthy and cost-effective new traditions to incorporate pineapple into your holiday season!

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Add Pineapple to your Thanksgiving Cornucopia

Thanksgiving

 Move Aside the Candied Yams and Make Room for Sweet Pineapple

We can practically smell the bird roasting in the oven, which means Thanksgiving is just around the corner! It is the perfect time to gather with loved ones in the spirit of giving thanks and to enjoy the beautiful harvest. As you dust off the family cookbook, check out three favorite Thanksgiving menu staples with a twist.

But before we get into the details, a little history lesson…

You may be asking, is pineapple considered a thanksgiving ingredient? Yes, it is!

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Pineapple Production in Costa Rica

Pineapple Season

Why Pineapple Production Increases in the Fall

While Costa Rica produces coffee, bananas, and other short-cycle crops, other than tourism, year-round pineapple production is the most vital piece of Costa Rica’s economy. In fact, Costa Rica is the largest producer and exporter of pineapples in the world. No less than 90% of the pineapples consumed in the United States come from this small country of just over 5 million people. But did you know that pineapple supply increases in the fall?

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A Holiday Shopping Season Unlike Any Other

It’s the Sweetest Time Of the Year!

Due to Covid-19, annual shopping patterns have been impacted by everything from shipping delays to enhanced safety measures.

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National Pineapple Month

How to Celebrate National Pineapple Month

Attention, attention! It’s our favorite time of the year here on the farm…National Pineapple Month! October marks the time of year to pick yourself up one of these delicious, healthy tropical treats to enjoy and share with family and friends. National Pineapple Month is dedicated to this tantalizing fruit, native to the Americas and first consumed by the Tupi people. So why is there an entire month dedicated to this tropical fruit? Well, because pineapples are amazing and delicious in so many different ways!

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The Importance Of Farming Sustainably

Sustainability

The Recipe to Being One with the World


The earth is a beautiful planet that cultivates the resources we, as a population, benefit from. While society keeps on peeling the layers off its wondrous resources, at  Chestnut Hill Farms, we strive to grow and practice sustainable farming.

You’ve certainly heard of ‘sustainable farming.’ It has become one of the most critical topics in today’s agricultural community, and rightly so. The world is changing and the protection of the environment is vital.

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