Pineapple Farming Boosts Ghana Exports

Africa’s second largest pineapple exporter is looking to grow the industry by increasing the production of value-added goods.

In 2019 Ghana exported $10 million of pineapples to the worldwide market as global demand for the fruit was increasing.

“We received a number of requests for fresh pineapples,” said Stephen Mintah General Manager of Sea Freight Pineapple exporters of Ghana. “Because of our climatic conditions we can grow fruit which is very sweet and acceptable for the global market.

“Demand is not a challenge, the only challenge is to get our act together and get capital, be competitively priced and be able to produce more.

“We have demand from Euro

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