The Republic of Zambia

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Pineapple Canning Factory

Project Description This is a Greenfield project aimed at the establishment of a pineapple canning factory in North Western Zambia (Mwinilunga).Mwinilunga has the highest potential for pineapple production in the country and several thousand tones are produced annually.
However, most of the pineapples produced in the region go to waste since the collapse of the pineapple processing plant in the 1990s. In 1991/92 season, prior to the collapse of the pineapple factory the total area cultivated was 1,421 hectares, with a production of 11, 368 tonnes.
Geographical Location Mwinilunga, North-Western Province
Objectives Value addition to the large pineapple output in North Western Zambia
Project Size Approximately 12,000 tonnes/ annum
Proposed Procurement Process Submission of expression of interest to the responsible agents
Project Documentation Status Complete Physical Environment and Natural Resource Evaluation including Soil characterization
  • Zambia Development Agency
  • The General Director

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