This sweet treat is available fresh, frozen, canned and even dried. A delicious and nutritious tropical fruit!
PineappleFresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Nutrition Education Tip Sheets (PDF | 1.6 MB)
Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.
Tip sheets provide growing information, nutrition facts, and serving suggestions. Produce included: asparagus, avocado, blueberries, cantaloupe, cauliflower, kiwifruit, mango, peaches, pineapple, red pepper, spinach, and sugar snap peas.
Pick a Better Snack (PABS) Fruit and Vegetable Fact Sheets
Iowa Department of Public Health.
Iowa’s Pick a better snack™ fact sheets provide nutrition facts, uses, varieties, origin, trivia, etc. for over 30 fruits and vegetables.
USDA. NAL. Healthy Meals Resource System.
Quantity recipes containing pineapple from the HMRS Recipe Finder database.
Fruit and Vegetable Fact Sheets
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.
Set of 30 fruit and vegetable fact sheets with information about: nutrition, uses, description, varieties, and where first cultivated. Available in black & white and color.
Healthy Eating Posters for School Snack Bars
USDA. ARS. Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
30 posters promoting fruit and vegetables choices as snacks, downloadable as 11 x 17 posters. The following poster features pineapple specifically:
Photo of Tropical Fruits
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
This high-quality photo of a mangoes, oranges, and pineapple could be used as part of a display about pineapples. From the Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery.
Pineapple Newsletter (PDF | 466 KB)
Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
Four page newsletter includes pineapple facts, nutrition information, and tips for choosing, storing and cooking. Also lists learning activities for teaches of students in Pre-K through Grade 5 and provides recipes, books and other resources.
Fresh from the World... Where Your Food Comes From: Pineapple
University of Illinois Extension. Urban Program Resource Network.
Interactive Web site can be used to teach children about the origin of their food. Includes fun activities, games, and lots of educational animations on different food histories.