The Pineapple Story

Added: 08/10/2016
TraceVlog by Blue Skies
08 October 2016 at 08:00
Fotobi, Ghana

Smooth Cayenne Pineapple is harvested at Mawuli's farm in Ghana

08 October 2016 at 11:00
Nsawam, Ghana

Fruit arrives at the Blue Skies factory

08 October 2016 at 11:30
Nsawam, Ghana

Pineapple is checked for brix (sugar levels) using a refractometer

08 October 2016 at 12:30
Nsawam, Ghana

The pineapple is cut and packed by hand in the Blue Skies High Care production facility

08 October 2016 at 14:00
Nsawam, Ghana

The mango is placed in a tray and labelled

08 October 2016 at 15:00
Nsawam, Ghana

The products are packed in boxes and loaded directly on to airfreight containers

08 October 2016 at 16:00
Nsawam, Ghana

Any inedible part of the fruit goes to our compost site where it takes just eight weeks to break down in to nutrient rich compost

09 October 2016 at 13:00
London, UK

The finished product arrives with supermarkets the next day

09 October 2016 at 16:00
Fotobi, Ghana

Some of the money made from the sale of these products goes towards funding community projects in Ghana, such as this new school block for the people of Obodan in Ghana

09 October 2016 at 19:00
Nsawam, Ghana

Here's a little video about the pineapple story!

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