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Pineapple (Ananas Comosus) is a juicy tropical fruit grown in most part of the

country. Pineapple is one of the popular fruits and is liked by majority of the people
irrespective of their age group. Pineapple from North East India has more sweetness
and unique aroma that differentiate this fruit from other pineapples grown in other

The fruit has oval to cylindrical-shaped, compound fruit develops from many small
fruits fused together. It is both juicy and fleshy with the stem serving as the fibrous
core. The tough, waxy rind may be dark green, yellow, orange-yellow or reddish
when the fruit is ripe. The flesh ranges from nearly white to yellow. In size the fruits
are up to 12 in. long and weigh 0.4 to 4.5 kg or more.

Pineapple has recently gained much prominence for its health promoting properties.
Fresh pineapple is loaded with many essential vitamins and minerals. The fruit is rich
in enzyme Bromelain and the antioxidant vitamin C, both of which play a major role
in the body's healing process. It is also a good source of vitamin B1, vitamin B6,
copper, magnesium, manganese and dietary fibre.

Pineapple products include canned pineapple slices, pineapple juice, pulps and
concentrates. Among these, canned pineapple is the most popular product which is
available throughout the year. Canned pineapple slices and juice are consumed as
dessert, in fruit salads, while making cakes and pastries etc.

Fresh Pineapple
Fresh pineapples, a tropical fruit grown on the fertile land of North East India is
considered to be the best grade pineapples from India and is consumed worldwide
due to its rich taste and aroma.
Natural Pineapple Pulp
Natural Pineapple Pulp is obtained from crushing hand picked fresh pineapple. The
natural pineapple pulp is packed in cans and aseptic bags and can be formulated in
ice cream, jams, jellies, juices and squash etc
Frozen Pineapple Juice Concentrate
Frozen pineapple juice concentrate is manufactured using best quality pineapples.
After processing the pineapple juice concentrate it is further freezed at a maintained
temperature to attain the final product.
Sulphated Pineapple Pulp/ Puree
We manufacture and export best quality sulphated pineapple pulp or puree produced
from farm fresh pineapples of north east India in plastic carboys packaging. It can be
used in various bakery products, desserts, candies etc.
RTS Pineapple Juice/ Drink
We offer our customers with ready-to-serve pineapple juice, drink and beverage
manufactured and packed in pet bottles, tetra packs and easy open tin cans. Our
RTS Pineapple Juice is exported worldwide at most competitive price.
Aseptic Pineapple Juice Concentrate
Aseptic pineapple juice concentrate is prepared by direct application of heat to
pineapple juice to reduce its water content. Pineapple concentrate is stable for a long
time as there is no addition of chemicals.

The manufacturing process of pineapple products:

Canned pineapple slices: It involves many steps and different unit operations. The
flow sheet of the manufacturing steps is follows:

Fruit------ Sorting --- decrowning -------- Washing-Grading-Peeling ------- Slicing/coring

---------- weighing ---- filling into jars/cans --- Pouring sugar syrup ------
Exhausting/vacuum sealing ---------- Sterilization ------------- cooling- Labeling and
Storage. The average yield is around 80%. Undersize fruits are cut and packed into
canned pineapple tidbits, pieces or pineapple chunks.

Pineapple Pulp

Fruit ------- Sorting ------- Washing ------- Peeling and Sorting ------------Pulping and
Straining --------De aeration (partially) -------- Pasteurizing or Sterilizing -------- Filling
---------Cooling -------- labeling and Storage.

Pineapple Juice Concentrate

Fruit------ decrowing ----- weights ------- washing ------ sorting ------ cutting ------ juice
extraction ----- buffer tank-----prefilter------pastuerisation --evaporator----filling in
can-----sealing-----retorting-----labelling-----pack in cfb----sealed-------despatch.