if you haven't tried dried pineapple, do yourself a favor and get a hold of some. it's like eating candy, but with the benefits of fiber. so it's like geriatric candy.
remember that most commercially dried fruit has preservatives on them, often a sulphur compound, so be wary if you or your kids have asthma.
A true lover of nature does not despair now that his mistress has turned a colder cheek.