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Fresh pink pineapples (genetically modified) are about to be a thing in the US

In case you missed it, last December the FDA gave Del Monte Fresh Produce permission to sell genetically modified pineapples in the United States. But up until recently, most people hadn't had the chance to feast their eyes on the pink pineapple. Now, thanks to Instagram, we get a sneak preview of what these pineapples – which are sweeter than the yellow variety – look like.

Can you tell me if they are pineapple 🍍 or flowers? #pineapple #flowers #flowerporn #flowerlove #instamood #instagood #instaflower #fleur #fleurs #flowerstagram #flowermarket #flowerstagram #pink #pinkpineapple

A post shared by Celia Chan (@celia723) on May 3, 2017 at 2:29am PDT

#doleplantation #pinkpineapple

A post shared by Michelle Blahay (@mblahay) on May 15, 2017 at 7:36pm PDT

We are so ready for some pink piña coladas 😍 These babies are popping up everywhere - fingers crossed they'll be in a grocery store near us soon! #pinkisthenewblack #pinkpineapple

A post shared by The Gourmand and Gourmet (@gourmandgourmet) on Jan 5, 2017 at 9:06pm PST

According to Oddity Central:

Del Monte Fresh Produce, one of the world’s largest produce suppliers, has been working on pink pineapple for over a decade, and in December of last year, the company got permission from the FDA to sell them in the United States. Del Monte has already partnered with Dole, to have the new pink fruit grown in Costa Rica and Hawaii, and while it hasn’t reached store shelves just yet, photos of the unusual-looking pineapple have been popping up on online social networks lately.

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