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Puerto Rico

MyPlate, MyState Puerto Rico icon¡Hola, PUERTO RICO!

MyPlate, MyState connects Americans with the foods and flavors grown in their states and regions. Use the information below to find out how the foods grown and raised by Puerto Rico producers can help create a healthy eating style and support local farmers and communities!


Puerto Rico’s Locally Grown and Produced Foods

image of MyPlate Fruit Group button Bananas, Cantaloupes, Chironjas, Citrons, Grapefruit, Honeydew Melons, Lemons, Limes, Mangoes, Oranges, Papayas, Passion fruit, Pineapples, Quenepa, Soursops, Starfruit, Watermelons
image of MyPlate Vegetable Group button Avocados, Beans (green and string), Cabbage, Cassava, Celery Root, Cucumbers, Dasheens, Eggplant, Lettuce, Onions, Peppers, Plantains, Pumpkins, Squash, Sweet Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Taniers, Tomatoes, Yams
image of MyPlate Grains Group button Corn for grain (e.g., flour)
image of MyPlate Protein Foods Group button Beans, Beef, Chicken, Eggs, Fish, Goat, Lamb, Pigeon Peas, Pork, Rabbit, Shrimp, Soybeans, Tilapia, Turkey
image of MyPlate Dairy Group button Milk

Note: Beans and Peas in the Protein Foods list are in dried form and are used as meat alternatives. Additionally, foods that do not belong to any food group are not listed.
 

Did You Know?

  • Up to 43% of schools in Puerto Rico are using local and regional foods to serve healthy, MyPlate-inspired meals to kids. That’s over $99,000 invested in the local economy!


Show Us Your Plate!

  • What does your Puerto Rico plate look like? Show how you use foods from your state and region by taking a picture of your plate and sharing on social media using the hashtag #MyPlateMyState. Check out the USDA Blog post for more information on how to share your plate!


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