How to Spot a Sweet, Ripe Pineapple (Video)

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Do you know how you can tell if a pineapple is ripe?

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It’s not as difficult as you might think. Make sure it’s heavy for it’s size. Smell it at the stem. It should smell sweet. Also, look out for any discolorations, darkened eyes or bruises.

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Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD

Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and Outpatient Nutrition Manager in the Center for Human Nutrition.
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