Top 15 Pineapple Producing Countries in Africa

Pineapple is a tropical fruit that is rich in nutrients, antioxidants and other helpful compounds, such as enzymes that can fight inflammation and disease.

Pineapple and its compounds have been linked to many health benefits, including aiding digestion, boosting immunity and speeding up recovery from surgery, among others.

The countries with the highest volumes of pineapple consumption around the world were the Philippines (2.3M tonnes), Thailand (2.1M tonnes) and Indonesia (1.8M tonnes), with a combined 53% share of total consumption. These countries were followed by India, China, Viet Nam and Taiwan, which together accounted for a further 38%.

Although, Pineapple production in Africa is mainly concentrated in Nigeria, here are top 15 African countries producing this wonderful fruit:

1. Nigeria ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ 1.6 Million Metric tonnes
2. Angola ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด 727K
3. Ghana ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ 677K
4. Tanzania ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ 434K
5. Benin ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ 360K
6. Cameroon ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ 351K
7. Malawi ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ 293K
8. Kenya ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช 204K
9. DR Congo ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ 189K
10. Guinea ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ 134K
11. South Africa ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ 103K
12. Madagascar ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ 79K
13. Mozambique ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ 73K
14. Ivory Coast ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช 49K
15. Swaziland (Eswatini) ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ 22K

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