Pineapple—Average retail price per pound or pint and per cup equivalent, 2008
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Form Average retail price Cooking yield
(inedible share) cup equivalent
Fresh, whole $1.04 per pound 49% 100% 155 grams
Canned3 $0.90 per pound 0% 100% 249 grams
Frozen4 $0.48 per pint 0% 100% 8 fl oz
Ready to drink $0.76 per pint 0% 100% 8 fl oz
Dried $4.51 per pound 0% 100% 70 grams
Note: It is assumed that each product in this table is consumed without further cooking. MyPyramid cup equivalent weight for ca
liquid medium in which the pineapple is packed.
Excludes random weight pineapples, fresh cored pineapples, and baby or mini pineapples that are sold on a count basis.
The SR reports that 51% of the weight of a pineapple is edible. The SR also reports that the weight of the edible portion can be
that the weight of the edible portion can be 472 grams. For fresh pineapple sold on a count basis, we estimate the weight of a w
two sizes and the reported edible share, 1350 (688.5/0.51) grams, or 2.976 pounds.
Includes pineapple packed in juice, syrup, or water; excludes pineapple gel.
Includes only juice concentrated at time of purchase, which consumers can reconstitute by adding water at home.
Includes refrigerated and unrefrigerated juice.
Includes shapes (such as chunks, wedges, rings, and tidits) that have been prepared in a variety of ways (such as dried crispy
style pineapple, dipped dried pineapple, pineapple chips, and pineapple fruit roll.
Sources: 2008 Nielsen Homescan data; USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21 (SR); USDA Fo
Studies, 3.0 (FNDDS); MyPyramid Equivalents Database, Version 2.0; and MyPyramid.gov.
Number of edible cup Average price
equivalents per cup equivalent
1.492 per pound $0.70
1.822 per pound $0.49
2.00 per pint $0.24
2.00 per pint $0.38
6.480 per pound $0.70
p equivalent weight for canned pineapple includes the weight of the
d on a count basis.
the edible portion can be 905 grams whereas the FNDDS reports
stimate the weight of a whole fruit using a simple average of the
ter at home.
ays (such as dried crispy and tropical dried); excludes dried chili
elease 21 (SR); USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary