Gold Pineapples

These super-sweet varieties are delicious. And Pineapple is not just for snacking, here are some beautiful, healthy Pineapple recipes to inspire your cooking. Green to Gold? Not really. More like Green to Old! Gold Pineapples have gold flesh, but can sometimes have a green color to the shell. Pineapples don’t get any sweeter after being picked, just older – so, go ahead and cut your Pineapple as soon as you buy it.

It is best to cut your Pineapple right away. Golden Pineapples won’t get sweeter once they’re picked, just older. The shell does not turn more gold once harvested, just brown as it ages.

Pineapple Tips

  • Select Pineapples that feel firm, appear vibrant, have a sweet aroma and have fresh looking tops.
  • Store Whole Pineapples at room temperature. This fruit does not like temperatures under 50 F.
  • It is best to cut your Pineapple right away. Golden Pineapples won’t get sweeter once they’re picked, just older. The shell does not turn more gold once harvested, just brown as it ages.

The Produce Geek briefly shows three easy methods for peeling and coring Gold Pineapple at home.