Is pineapple a citrus food?
The pineapple is not classified as a citrus fruit
Pineapple is a fruit, but it is not a citrus fruit. Citrus fruits belong to the family Rutaceae. Pineapple, however, are of the family Bromeliaceae. One of the main differences between the two is that citrus trees bear fruit from their branches, while pineapple fruit is the stem of the plant. Although not in the family of Rutaceae (citrus fruits), pineapple is very acidic and it is known that Pineapple pickers have no finger prints…
Pineapple is not a citrus fruit, but it does contain citric acid, the main component of citrus juice that gives it its tart flavor. So, from a horticulture standpoint, no, it doesn't. From a flavor, taste, use in cooking, etc., standpoint, yes. Pineapple actually has other benefits over citrus fruits through its enzymes.