Huge congratulations to Arlene from the Philadelphia area who shops at our North Wales store! She is the grand prize winner of the 9-day trip to Costa Rica. Arlene will get to see first hand how our Whole Trade™ pineapples are grown in Costa Rica on farms that never compromise on providing delectable sweet and juicy fruit, and who keep the health of the planet high on their priority list. Our Whole Trade™ Guarantee ensures that these responsible farms and their workers receive equitable wages and better working conditions – and that you enjoy the best quality tropical treat, delivered to our stores at peak ripeness. A big shout out to our partners, Intrepid Travel, for making this trip possible. Of course, we are all winners when it comes to eating these delicious Whole Trade™ pineapples that are setting a sweeter standard for quality, as well as environmental and social responsibility. Want to know how to select a great pineapple? Carol offers some tips in her post on Busting Myths about Fresh Pineapple. Looking for ideas on how to serve some delicious pineapple? Here are some of our favorite pineapple recipes and you can also check out over 150 recipe ideas from our readers. Sad you didn’t win? Drown your sorrows in a bowl of fresh cut Whole Trade pineapple. Yum!