The pineapple of your eye

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Columbus called it the most delicious fruit in the world, and to this day the pineapple pops up in the most unexpected of places

In an age where the pineapple is ubiquitous, lining supermarket shelves and proliferating in homeware design, it can be difficult to imagine a world where the now humble fruit was considered a luxury. But here’s the thing: it bears a social and cultural history to be reckoned with.

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