Pink-A-Boo® Pineberry FAQs | White Strawberries | Wish Farms

Pineberry FAQ

Pineberry FAQ

Are Wish Farms Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries GMO?

No. Wish Farms does not grow GMO berries.

Although it has subtle flavors of pineapple, pear and apricot, this is only meant to describe what the berry tastes like, similar to the way you would describe the tasting notes in a wine. Pineberries were developed through natural breeding techniques at the University of Florida. For more information about GMOs, please visit: www.gmoanswers.com

What do Wish Farms Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries taste like?

Pineberries have a strawberry flavor, but with subtle essences of pineapple, pear, and apricot. Because they have a slightly lower acidity than traditional red strawberries, pineberries have a delicate finish that leaves the palate pleasantly refreshed. The best way to experience pineberry flavors is to eat them at or close to room temperature. This will allow your taste buds to experience all of the flavor nuances!

How do I know when Wish Farms Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries are ripe?

Just like all berries, Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries do not ripen after they are picked. Our harvesters are trained to carefully select them at peak ripeness. You’ll know they are ready because they show a pink blush and their seeds will be bright red. That’s why we call them Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries!

What do Wish Farms Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries look like?

Pineberries have a white base with hints of pink, and their seeds are bright red.
When you bite into one, you’ll notice the inside has a creamy color.

Pineberry Storage and Care

Treat your pineberries just as you would traditional red strawberries. Place them in the refrigerator as soon as possible. Do not wash them until you are ready to eat. When you are ready to enjoy, wash them under a gentle stream of cool water. Like other berries, Wish Farms Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries are highly perishable, so consume them within a few days of purchase.

Why are pineberries white?

Wish Farms Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries get their unique color because they lack the naturally occurring flavonoid compound called Anthocyanin. This gives strawberries their red color.

What is the best way to eat a pineberry?

Although you can always get creative, eat them just like a red strawberry! Cut off the top and wash gently before consuming. Add them to your morning yogurt, or impress the party on your next charcuterie board! For more fun ideas, visit our recipe page.

Where does Wish Farms grow pineberries?

Wish Farms Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries are grown in the USA. From November to April they are grown in Plant City, FL and Duette, FL.

From January to October, Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries are grown in California: Salinas, Oxnard, and Santa Maria.

Are pineberries organic?

Currently, we only have a non-organic offering of Pink-A-Boo® Pineberries. For more information about our food safety program and the benefits of eating both organic and non-organic fresh fruits and vegetables, click here.