MD2 Pineapple

FRUIT NAME MD2 PINEAPPLE
OTHER NAMES GOLD PINEAPPLEHONEY GOLDENGOLDEN PINEAPPLE
SCIENTIFIC NAME ANANAS COMOSUS
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Cylindrical shaped fruit with golden skin when ripe. The fruit weight varies between 1.5 to 2.3 kg approximately. Inside, the clear yellow pulp (translucency 2 to 3) is very sweet (13° – 15° Brix), juicy and rich in vitamin C.

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HOW TO EAT

It is considered to be ready for consumption when the skin turns golden.

Fresh, in juices, jams, desserts, sauces, cocktails and ice cream.

HOW TO STORE

In cool place, about 3°C – 4°C (37.4 – 39.2 F) Relative Humidity between 85% and 95%, free of odors and moisture. Do not expose to the sun or to very hot or very cold temperatures.

LIFESPAN

Following the storage recommendations, around 10 to 15 days.

AVAILABILITY

All year

GENERAL QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS

The fruit must have the following characteristics:

Be entirely complete

Have its characteristic cylindrical form.

Be healthy, free from insect attacks and/or diseases that compromised the internal quality of the fruit.

Free of damage caused by excessive handling or improper packaging during the transport or storage (severe scratches, moisture, openings).

Free of any different smell and/or taste (from other products, packages or containers and/or agrichemicals with which they have been in contact).

Fresh and consistent

Free of strange material (dirt, dust, chemicals and strange bodies) visible on the product or its packaging.

Is received when:

It satisfies  the above characteristics

It´s tolerated only 5% of damage mentioned above, except fungus or other disease in any area of the fruit.

The crown measures equal to the length of the fruit, with a width equal to the diameter of the fruit body, with an inclination no greater than 20° of the vertical axis.

Is rejected when:

Damages are presented in more than 10% of the whole fruit area.

COMMERCIAL PRESENTATION

Boxes of:

Net weight around 12 kg

Sizes: 5/6/7/8

PACKAGING

According to customer and/or carrier specifications, boxes are arranged in wooden pallets:

1500 boxes per container. Around 18 ton.