Fresh pineapples contain 50 calories for each 100 gm serving. However, it contains 85% water and 13% carbohydrate with almost no fat or protein. Here are some more amazing facts about pineapples-
• Pineapples regenerate! You can plant pineapple leaves to grow a new plant.
• Pineapples are a cluster of hundreds of fruitlets. More than 200 flowers are produced by a single pineapple plant. These flowers have their individual fruits which look like scales. These individual fruits join together to form a single pineapple.
• One pineapple plant can produce one pineapple at a time.
• A pineapple plant can, in the wild, stay alive and continue giving fruits for up to 50 years.
• Every scale that you see in pineapple is actually an individual berry.
• The Guinness world record for the heaviest pineapple was set by a pineapple weighing 8.06 kg, grown by E. Kamuk.