Pineapple – the Friendly Fruit

By: iTi Innovation

Let’s talk about one of the most popular and well known tropical fruits in the world – Pineapple! Second in popularity only to banana, pineapple is one of the most widely consumed tropical fruits in America. Pineapple offers a rich history as well as a vibrant flavor. Historians believe that the pineapple originated in South America, and once discovered by Europeans, became a rare and coveted commodity.

A symbol of warmth, welcome, friendship and hospitality, pineapple adds a harmonious flair to a multitude of products that is both exotic and familiar. Pineapple can be enjoyed simply as a fruit or juice on its own, or blended with other fruits, such as coconut water, mango, and banana. Pineapple juice also blends nicely with vegetable applications, such as green smoothie bases with spinach or kale, and it continues to be a favored addition to cocktails and mocktails.

Take advantage of the versatility of this friendly fruit! From refreshing desserts like ice creams and sorbets, to savory sauces, marinades, and dressings, the addition of pineapple will go a long way in your product line! For a fun twist on the classic condiment, try our sweet and sour ketchup recipe that incorporates pineapple and highlights its well-rounded flavor.

Sweet and Sour Ketchup

Ketchup Base 68.15%
Soy Sauce2.60%
iTi Pineapple Juice Concentrate8.50%
Brown Sugar11.25%
Rice Vinegar9.50%

Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Enjoy as a spread for sandwiches, a dip for French fries, or whatever else the heart desires!

iTi offers frozen and aseptic pineapple juice and pineapple juice concentrate. Check out the pineapple products that we offer, and request a sample today!

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