Interesting Fact: In 18th Century England, pineapples were a status symbol

During the expansion of trade in 18th-century Britain, pineapples become a huge craze. Those rich enough to own a pineapple would carry them around to signify their personal wealth and high-class status. Pineapple rental shops sprung up across the country for those who could not afford to cultivate them and people even started to carry pineapples under their arms as a sign of status.

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