Ugandan Pineapple – simply the Best

Posted by on November 21, 2012

The Golden Pineapple of Uganda is simply the Best

Ugandan Pineapple is simply a cut above the Rest

Visitors to Uganda rave about the Locally grown Pineapples

One thing I have heard over and over from visitors to Uganda is that the Pineapples of Uganda are simply the best they had ever tasted Ugandan-Pineapple-simply-the-best.jpganywhere.  Pineapples may have originated in Paraguay but they were perfected in Uganda – the Pearl of Africa.  There is nothing like the aroma of a freshly cut Ugandan Golden Pineapple, the fruit is filled with juice, the center so soft that you can even eat it.  It is simply an amazing and yet simple fruit dessert after most any meal, a delight to your palate.

Ugandan pineapple cannot be often found in the produce sections in the West and for that part you will not find many tins (though they  here in Uganda) of Pineapple on Western Supermarket shelves and most Westerners have no idea what the perfect Pineapple tastes like until they visit the Pearl of Africa – Uganda.  No other pineapple can measure up to a pineapple from Uganda.

You can buy pineapple most anywhere – from roadside vendors, fruit and vegetable stands that dot most Ugandan roads and in supermarkets – I like to buy them from young men who sell them out of wheel barrows – presently in 2012 – a nice sized pineapple will cost you about 1.50 USD or less – certainly a bargain and another thing to note is that Ugandan pineapples like most Ugandan fruit and produce are organically grown in the Pearl of Africa.

I use Ugandan pineapple for many things from baking to sweet and sour dishes, or simply a stir fry dish.  Ugandans area always amazed when they see one of my pineapple stir-fry dishes and they love the result and are somewhat surprised that chicken, pineapple and vegetables combined can produce such a tasty dish – I tell them – it is the Ugandan Pineapple that makes the dish.

If you are coming to Uganda be sure to order some pineapple at breakfast, lunch or dinner – it will certainly compliment most any meal…try some or buy some Ugandan Pineapple Jam or Wine, I have even seen some kind of pineapple beer and yet besides eating pineapple fresh most Ugandans never realize how diverse the uses of Pineapple can be.

Don’t miss out on the World’s Best Pineapple while in Uganda…from Kampala…jon

“The Kingdom of Uganda is a fairy tale. The scenery is different, the climate is different and most of all, the people are different from anything elsewhere to be seen in the whole range of Africa….what message I bring back….concentrate upon Uganda – ‘The Pearl of Africa’.”   Winston Churchill (My African Journey – 1908)