Hawaiian Crown FAQs

Read our answers to frequently asked questions or ask your own below.

Pineapple FAQs

Get answers to your questions about pineapples. If your question is not here, ask it below and we will answer as soon as we can.

How should I choose a ripe Pineapple while shopping in the produce department?

Picking the right brand is the key to picking the best pineapple because different companies grow very different varieties and use various growing methods that greatly affect flavor and quality.

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Does the size of a pineapple impact the taste?

In this case, size does not matter too much in determining flavor; however larger fruit can hold more juice. Flavor is influenced by . . . Read More

How nutritious are pineapples?

Fresh pineapples are very delicious, healthy, and nutritious fruits. Pineapples are sodium-free, fat-free, and . . . read more

Can I Freeze Pineapple?

Absolutely. Pineapple is a fruit that freezes quite well. There are some things to take into consideration before freezing . . . read more

Do pineapples continue to ripen after they’ve been harvested?

No – Once pineapples are harvested they do not continue to increase the sugar content internally but the shell color will turn more yellow or golden.

This is why Hawaiian Crown Sweet Gold Pineapples are so superior to others. Other pineapples are harvested when the corporation schedules farmers to go to the field. Hawaiian Crown pineapples are individually hand-picked when they are fully ripened. . . Read More

How do you suggest preparing pineapples for consumption?

There are so many ways to prepare a pineapple. If you do it right you can get the most out of the fruit. Check out our post about how to prepare a pineapple.

Do you use pesticides growing pineapples?

We prefer not to use pesticides and do not use soil fumigation to control pest damage, instead of fighting nature we try to work with nature. We use cover crops, crop rotation, pest resistant varieties, pest monitoring, cultural practices and other methods to minimize the need for pesticides. When we do use crop protection agents they are carefully applied against targeted pest and disease life cycles to be most effective and minimize the possibility of residue.

Do you use GMO's in Hawaiian Crown Pineapple or other products?

Hawaiian Crown products do not use GMO’s. Hawaiian Crown & Hawaii Pineapple Company has an on-going proprietary breeding and selection program that focuses on improvement of our crops through traditional methods.

Hawaiian Chocolate FAQs

Get answers to your questions about Hawaiian Chocolate and Cacao. If your question is not here, ask it below and we will answer as soon as we can.

On which Island do you grow cacao?

Our Cacao is grown on Hawaii, the Big Island.

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