Jared always picks the best Pineapples, I don’t know if he is just lucky or if working the produce department in high school really did teach him how to pick the perfect pineapple.

Here are the things to look for when picking a Pineapple –

How to Pick a Pineapple

The first thing is the Color. You want to pick a pineapple that has a nice YELLOW color. Pineapples that are green aren’t quite ripe enough and will be more tart.

Picking Pineapple




An old trick to know if the pineapple is ripe is to be able to easily PULL a leaf out with little effort.

Smelling Pineapple

One of the best ways to know how the pineapple will taste before you buy it is to SMELL the base.

It should smell like a sweet pineapple tastes.

 YELLOW in color, Pull out a LEAF easily, and SMELL the sweetness from the base.

 YELLOW, LEAF, SMELL

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