Pineapple Production in Ghana


Fruits and vegetable production play important role in the economy of Ghana. Over the years the production of fruits and vegetables particularly pineapple have been increasing. It is on record that between the periods 1996 to 2004 the production and exports of pineapple quadrupled reaching a high of 71,858 Metric in 2004.

General Production Areas of Ghana

Pineapple as a crop thrives in almost all the agro ecological zones of Ghana with the major commercial production areas located in the Southern sectors of the country where closeness to the ports enhances the export trade. At the coastal areas commercial activities are concentrated in the Accra Plains, the Aburi-Nsawam axis, the Kasoa and Awutu areas.

Legal Requirements

Companies intending to do business and operate in Ghana would need to obtain the following: