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PINEAPPLES - FRESH, RAW, WHOLE

Pantry
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1-2 days
Refrigerator
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3-5 days
Freezer
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10-12 months

Tips

  • How long do pineapples last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - after purchasing, keep whole pineapples in a cool, dry area.
  • How long do pineapples last at room temperature? Whole pineapples will generally keep well at room temperature for about 1 to 2 days.
  • To extend the shelf life of fresh pineapples, refrigerate.
  • How long do pineapples last in the fridge? Properly stored, whole pineapples will usually keep well for about 3 to 5 days in the refrigerator.
  • Can you freeze pineapples? Yes, to freeze: (1) Pare pineapples and remove core and eyes; (2) Slice or dice the pineapples, or cut into wedges or sticks; (3) Place in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
  • How long do pineapples last in the freezer? Properly stored, they will maintain best quality for about 10 to 12 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - pineapples that have been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if pineapples are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the pineapples: if pineapples develop an off odor, flavor or appearance, they should be discarded; if mold appears, discard all of the pineapple.

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