The Purple mangosteen, botanical name Garcinia magostana, simply referred to as mangosteen, is an ultra-tropical slow growing evergreen tree that is cultivated for its edible fruit.
Blue Lake Beans
In the early 1980´s blue lake beans replaced the old fashioned KY (Kentucky) bean as the standard variety sold in super markets in the United States.Florida is the leading producer of green beans in the US.
Dried Pineapple Rings
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Dried pineapples have a semi-soft texture and a sweet tropical flavor.
Dried pineapple rings are available year-round.
Pineapple rings are great to use as garnish or decoration on cakes and other baked goods. Dried pineapples rings also pair well with pork, seafood and poultry.
The pineapple is native to South America and thrives in tropical climates such as Hawaii. In 1493 Christopher Columbus discovered the pineapple on the island of Guadeloupe. He referred to this fruit as the "pine of the Indians." The pineapple did not become commercially available until the beginning of the 20th century when James Drummond Dole started to can pineapple. The canning of pineapple made this tropical fruit accessible to all parts of the world. Today, Hawaii produces 10% of the world's pineapple crop.
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