Gold Coast Fruits Ltd.
Gold Coast Fruits is a German/Ghanaian/British 500 hectares pineapple farm located in Ghana – West Africa, right at the heart of the pineapple belt, at the Otaten village/Adeiso town 60 km west from the capital city Accra and 80 km from the seaport Tema.
Founded in 2005, GCF is one of Ghana’s leading exporters of ‘Golden Sweet’ (MD2) pineapple with customers in Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates. The Company also produces quality fruits of other pineapple varieties, Smooth Cayenne and Queen Victoria on large scale cultivation on its own farmland.
The company is fully satisfying the expectations of all of its stakeholders and is acting in a socially responsible and environmentally friendly way.
- Fresh produce
2007 - Global Gap certification and export of first 400 tons of fruit
2008 - FLO-Fair Trade certification and upgrade of infrastructure (packing line, cooling facility, construction of water dams)
2010 - Carbon Footprint certification (Carbon Trust) - PAS 2050
Pineapples: MD2, Smooth Cayenne, Queen Victoria, Sugarloaf
The United Arab Emirates
Awards & Achievements
2011 - Annona Sustainable Investment BV becomes a shareholder
2013 - Grant of Skill Development Fund (SDF) to develop human resources and Shell Foundation approves support to promote development of "low impact pineapple"