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Where pineapples come from

Besides tea and wine, the Azores are also a producer of pineapples. In Fajã de Baixo — only  a short drive from Ponta Delgada — you can find Quinta Das Três Cruzes: an organic pineapple planation that primarily sell their produce to the Azores itself and to mainland Portugal. The plantation consists of greenhouses, as the pineapples aren’t grown outdoors. As we arrive, a staff member asks us if we would like a tour, and before we know it, the tour […]