Long before the ravished of disease to the pineapple fields of Hawaii came out to the beginning of seeds life in Philippines who’ve survived its journey from a rotten farm to a new life. Then, in the cool plateaus of Mindanao rooted the finest pineapples most treasured by the Filipino people. It’s wisely and fully organized management has made the pineapple industry a much success in the Philippine economy. It has been a very good source of income for most of the Filipinos in Mindanao. Due to its good quality and standards, foreigners were fascinated and local pineapples were developed to be exported in other countries, not just in Asia but across the America and Europe. It has been exported and more and more pineapple varieties of pineapple were generated and the management is continually doing experiments to look for more varieties which could cater more to the increasing demands of consumers here and abroad.
Mindanao’s pineapples has been said to be the finest pineapples here in the Philippines. It has a trademark which differentiates it from other pineapples in the world. This fruit was not just eaten as raw but was processed into various kinds such as candies, juices, and concentrates. Pineapples are also mixed to different recipes, menus and tropical dishes.
The most important role this simple, multi-eyed fruit is that it helped raised families mostly in the big portion of Mindanao both in its plantations and different plants. The beginning of the plantation alone has opened various job opportunities to the people. Its vast plantation requires a strong and well-functioned manpower which means many people were given the chance to work and have income to raise their families. It has been a part of their living and some say that the root of the success of their children comes from the pineapples.