PINEAPPLE GROWING PROCESS
The entire Pineapple Growing Process, from the growing pineapple plant to the ripe and ready pineapple fruit,
takes between 15 to 18 months.
Wegro Farming produces Queen Pineapples throughout the whole year.
GROWING PINEAPPLE PLANT
RED BUD STAGE
DEAD PETAL STAGE
MATURE GREEN PINEAPPLE
RIPE AND READY TO HARVEST FRUIT
PINEAPPLE PRODUCTION PROCESS
1. PLANTING PROCESS
2. FERTILIZATION PROCESS
4. PACKING PROCESS
3. HARVEST PROCESS
Wegro Farming's pineapples are know for its outstanding quality and excellent taste.
Our Queen Pineapples are sweet, and ideal for fresh consumption.
We currently supply Queen pineapples to various leading Retail Stores, as well as South Africa’s Fresh Produce Markets.
As a family owned business we strive to produce the best quality possible, to the satisfaction of our customers.
FUN FACT #1
Pineapples are international symbols of welcome and are a symbolic way of saying “you are perfect” when presented to someone.
FUN FACT #2
Only one pineapple is produced by a single plant in a single season.
FUN FACT #3
The scientific name of a pineapple is Ananas comosus.
FUN FACT #4
A pineapple is not a pine or an apple. It is actually a berry.
FUN FACT #5
Pineapples were such a status symbol in 18th century England that you could rent one for the evening to take to a party.
FUN FACT #6
Pineapple makes a great meat tenderizer. Its bromelain content has the ability to break down the protein content of the meat.
FUN FACT #7
Once harvested, pineapples don't continue to ripen.
FUN FACT #8
Almost all parts of the pineapple can be used in the production of vinegar and alcohol.