The pineapple’s characteristics
The pineapple, from the Latin ananas comosus, is a xerophyte plant (adapted to survive in a dry environment). It has an exquisite scent and many nutritional qualities.
Mouth-watering, refreshing and rich in minerals, the pineapple is an excellent source of vitamins C, A and E.
There are several dozen varieties of pineapple including:
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) specializes in the import of exotic fruit such as pineapples and has strong links with countries of production. The company has a comprehensive and carefully controlled traceability system so produce is tracked until it reaches the end consumer.
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) also has well established arrangements for shipping pineapples, by sea and air from all countries of origin.
Pineapples are supplied in several sizes:
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) also supplies pineapples without crowns for industrial use.