Pineapples have a shallow root system. They are grown in sandy soil in warm climate. Dehydrated pineapple can be incorporated into a health conscious diet due to many health benefits it offers. Dehydrated pineapple is deliciously sweet, and can be a healthy alternative to candy. They still have to be consumed in moderation due to its high sugar content. Dried pineapple is a source of vitamin C, E, B-6, K and A. Its also a good source of minerals, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, folate, and potassium.