Unit 10: Processing of Pineapples

There have been significant changes in the pineapple industry over the years which have brought new standards, techniques, products and opportunities. Many career options are also available within the pineapple pack house management. This unit will look at washing and disinfecting of harvested fruits, waxing, and treatment of peduncle and drying, sorting and grading of pineapple fruits, packaging materials and pre-cooling and cooling of pineapple fruits.