Vietnamese name: Dứa (North) or Thơm (South)
About Vietnamese pineapples:
Summer in tropical land comes along with bright sunshine and extremely hot climate, and it is also the season of pineapple, the fruit with yellow meat that is grown all over Vietnam. In southern Vietnam, people call it “thom” of “fragant fruit” for its strong sweet smell when ripening. There are a wide range of products made from pineapple sold in the market: canned juice, pineapple liquor, and sweet preserved pineapple.
The smaller pineapples, mostly grown in the north of Vietnam, often has stronger fragrance and taste and less water content.
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