Pineberry - The New Exotic Fruit?

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What looks like a strawberry covered with white chocolate, but smells and tastes like a pineapple? A Pineberry of course! The fruit that starts off green, turns pale, as it ripens. Measuring less than an inch, pineberries are ready to eat when they are completely white and studded with red seeds.

This yummy-looking fruit that has the same genetic makeup as a strawberry, is native to South America, where it grew in the wild and almost disappeared, totally unnoticed.

Luckily for us, it was rescued from extinction by farmers in Netherlands, about seven years ago. Now grown in greenhouses, pineberries are scheduled to be sold in supermarkets this spring and summer.

However, those of us living in the USA are out of luck, at least this year. For this exotic-looking fruit, will only be available in Britain, where it will retail for $4.00 to $5.00 for a 1/4lb. We sure would pay up to try one, wouldn't you?

source:dailymai;.co.uk

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  • lilly_chancutie
    lilly_chancutieMonday, April 26, 2021 at 9:50 am
    woah that is something you never hear everyday!✨💅🔥💫
    • wolfieland
      wolfielandMonday, April 26, 2021 at 8:27 am
      I'm speechless.
      • divianar Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 11:52 am
        cool
        • shadowbear1987Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 10:27 am
          You people are so prejidice don't knock it til you try it
          • doggy catmisTuesday, February 3, 2015 at 10:38 am
            thats wierd
            • 090509
              090509Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 11:50 am
              cool
              • wierdoMonday, December 15, 2014 at 9:56 am
                wierd
                • happypug12
                  happypug12Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 5:51 am
                  Mmm...I want to pop one my mouth.
                  • bluetooth
                    bluetoothThursday, January 22, 2015 at 11:00 am
                    If it's exotic, NO WAY!!!!!!!! NOT ME!
                  • gracie360
                    gracie360Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 6:41 pm
                    that's awsome
                    • 4jhill
                      4jhillSaturday, November 1, 2014 at 7:26 am
                      😦I am amazed