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The Pineapple: A Journey from Royal Delicacy to Hospitality Icon

By krista lopez

The humble pineapple (or Ananas as it is known in nearly every other language, except English) is today a common symbol of welcome and generosity. It has a fascinating story intertwined with history, royalty, and the art of hosting. While many are familiar with its status as a symbol of hospitality, few know the rich narrative that brought the pineapple to such esteemed regard.