Pineapple cultivation in Tripura, India

Last Modified: Sun Jul 07 2019 17:25:24 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 126,995 tonnes
    Average annual production of pineapples in Tripura according to the state's horticulture department.
  • 8,728 hectares
    Land used for cultivation of pineapples in the state. While some pineapple orchards are run by the government, most are privately owned.
  • 4,000
    Estimated number of pineapple growers that are directly connected to the cultivation of the fruit in the state.
  • 30 tonnes
    Exported to Dubai and Doha in 2018.
  • 130 tonnes
    Exports as of May 2019 to Doha, Dubai and Bangladesh.
  • 2
    Major varieties of pineapple are grown in the state - Queen variety and Kelenga variety. The Tripura Queen pineapple got the GI tag in 2015 and was also declared as the state fruit on 07 Jun 2018 by President Ram Nath Kovind.
  • 10,000
    Number of pineapples bound for Dubai from Cochar on 07 Jul 2019. DC Cachar, DAO Cachar, AGM APEDA, AAU expert, Mr Arvind - Exporter , Hmar Farmers Produces Company, Sheel Biotechs & Agriculture Department, united in one platform to make this possible.