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Pineapple waste not, want not

Making a difference
  • The potential in pineapple peel
  • Waste not, want not
  • Special delivery
  • Into the mix
  • Feeling the heat
  • Soil improver
  • Delivering fertility
  • Making a difference
  • Brewing up a tonic
  • Giving weight to the role of compost

Making a difference

Sprinkled onto the growing crop, at a rate of 500g per plant, the compost improves water retention in the soil, reducing the need for farmers to purchase plastic sheet to mulch their plots. It also improves the sugar levels in the fruit from 12 to over 18 per cent, thus increasing the value of the pineapple harvest.



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