Pineapple

Photograph of a pineapple.

This sweet treat is available fresh, frozen, canned and even dried. A delicious and nutritious tropical fruit!



Fresh 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.


Pineapple Recipes

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.


Fruit for a Pharaoh's Feast: Pineapple and Pears Poster 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:


Collage of tropical fruits, including pinapple, oranges, and mangoes 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.