The tropical pineapple or pineapple (Ananas comosus) is the fruit obtained from the plant receives the same name. Its shape is oval and thick with about 30 cm long and 15 cm in diameter. It is a tropical fruit native to South America and its cultivation in Colombia is quite extensive.
The edible pulp is surrounded by green bracts passing orange when ripe, the fruit skin forming. At the upper end the bracts become a crown of leaves. The pulp is yellow or white fleshy, aromatic, juicy and sweet. Inside is a hard fibrous trunk that runs from the crown to the pedicle.
The pineapple has a cylindrical shape, a flaky brown crust, a crown of prickly leaves and a yellow pulp. This exotic fruit is formed of many small fruits that are fused together.
It is a very sensitive to sudden changes in temperature fruit. The temperatures recommended for partially ripe pineapples are between 10-13ºC and ripe pineapples 7-10ºC. Optimal relative humidities of this fruit are between 85 and 90%.
Brix: 15.0 and beyond (minimum 14.0)
1 to 6
Between 1200 gr to 1600gr
PINEAPPLE AVAILABILITY DURING THE YEAR
WE OFFER PINEAPPLE AVAILABILITY ALL YEAR, BUT THESE HARVEST TIMES MUST BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT
|HiGH||JANUARY, FEBRUARY, JUNE , DECEMBER|
|MEDIUM||MARCH, APRIL, MAY, JULY,AUGUST|
|LOW||SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER|
|No Crown||4,5,6,7,8,9||14 kilos||1400||70|
|Pallet per container 40||Calibres||Peso||Cajas por contenedor||Cajas por ballet|
|With Crown||5,6,7,8,9,10||12 kilos||1664||80|
Ports in Colombia:
- Santa Marta
- El Dorado International Airport
In Exportropic we have an expert freight agent in fresh fruits, which allows us to ship our products to any part of the world in a safe and fast way, meeting all international standards. Most of our shipments are made by air, but also we have the capacity to send the orders by sea in containers of 20 or 40 tons.
According to the negotiations with our customers, we can offer our products placed in port or airport in Colombia, port or airport in destination or in such case, deliver it in the customer’s warehouse, although the costs would be slightly higher.
Our negotiations are mostly FOB, CFR and CIF.