Project : MD2 Pineapple
Del Monte scientists have recently developed this newstrain of pineapple variety (MD2) that is sweeter than regular varieties. The MD2 grows to a uniform size, ripen evenly and has a longer shelf life than other varieties. It has a yellow coloring and produce more slips. It has high brix (14 and more) and low acidity 0.4 to 0.45 %.
MD2 pineapple, a hybrid pineapple, was well-received by the world market due to its sweeter taste, high vitamin C content and longer shelf life. The demand in the local and world markets is high and increasing.