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.