To the Nago Pineapple Park!  We’re a theme park full of Southern Fruits and Colorful Plants.

Pineapple Gallery, Pineapple FactoryPineapple Gallery, Pineapple Factory

Are you a Pineapple expert?
Visitors can get all sorts of information on the history of pineapples,their originmtheir composition,potency,and ways to prepare and eat them.With all this information can you be a pineapple expert too?You can observe a variety of materials about pineapple such as its origin, history, component, efficacy and delicious ways of cooking.Learn about pineapple, eat pineapple and observe the pineapple factory and winery.Learn about how to determine a delicious pineapple and when they are good for eating.There are panels with illustrations on exhibit about when pineapples first came into Okinawa (pineapple seedlings from a derelict Dutch ship drifted down to the Ishigaki Island), about the introduction to the main island of Okinawa and about its cultivation method.There are panels with illustrations on exhibit about when pineapples first came into Okinawa (pineapple seedlings from a derelict Dutch ship drifted down to the Ishigaki Island), about the introduction to the main island of Okinawa and about its cultivation method.

Which Pineapple is Ready to Eat?

 


Pineapple factory tour!Learn about the components of the pineapple.The history of when pineapples came to Okinawa (seeds were brought to Ishigaki by a ship from Holland), when they were first brought to the main island of Okinawa, how they are grown etc is all presented on illustrated display panels.The very sweet pulp of pineapple is very healthy containing abundant pineapple enzyme and dietary fiber which helps digestion absorption!The refreshing and delicious juice contains abundant vitamins, kalium and dietary fiber (bromelain), and is recommended for health and beauty.The core of pineapple containing abundant dietary fiber becomes delicious with a crispy texture when slowly simmered for a sustained period of time.One of only two machines currently in Okinawa is operated here in this park. Currently it operates 2 or 3 times a week, so you can observe the cutting process of pineapple if the timing is good.Pineapples are carried in whole on a belt conveyor where they are cut out in a form of a cylinder and sliced into approximately 0.6 inch pieces.



Let's learn all about what is inside a pineapple! How to cut pineapples.
There are photos panels that display the way pineapples are cut.
Proliferation and planting of young pineapple seedlings.

pineapple factory

One of only two machines of its kind currently on Okinawa is located in our pineapple factory.
It operates 2 – 3 times a week and if your timing is right, you will have the chance to see the pineapple cutting process.

Whole pineapples are transported along a conveyor belt where they are hollowed out and sliced to a thickness of approximately 1.5cm.
Park Map
Pineapple Field

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Shell Gallery
Pineapple Gallery / Pineapple Factory
pappadance
All the pineapples you can eat / Souvenir Shop
Palm Tree Restaurant
The history of pineapples
Environmental conservation efforts called 「Zero Emissions Activities」.