7 Ways to Tell If a Pineapple Is Bad

Pineapples are sweet, juicy, tropical fruits that are full of nutrients and vitamin content.

Here are seven common signs to tell if a pineapple is bad and should be thrown away.


Pineapples turning bad will turn a darker gold, orange, or brown in color and its body will appear old, withered, and dried out.

Foul Smell

When pineapples become spoiled, they give off a strong, sour smell as the fruit begins to ferment.

Browning and Wilting Leaves

The first signs of aging in pineapples are the leaves drying out, losing their color, or turning brown or grayish on the crown.