Our location

Gwanzi Queens is a proud pineapple farming establishment located near Hluhluwe town, KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. Hluhluwe town is situated 220 km north of Durban International Airport, and a mere 100km from Richards Bay harbour.

This Elephant Coast Tourism region is renowned for its pineapple farming and tourism attractions. 90% of South Africa’s Queen pineapple cultivar is produced in this region.

Tourism mainly focuses on wildlife, wetlands and Zulu culture. Millions of international guests visit the region yearly to explore the Isimangaliso Weltand Park and the national game reserves of Hluhluwe/Imfolozi and Mkuze parks.

About us

Our Award winning Gwanzi team

Gwanzi Queens was established more than 40 years ago, and has grown into one of the largest pineapple growers in South Africa. Recognised internationally and locally as a premium brand of outstanding quality and exquisite taste.

Gwanzi Queen Pineapples produces the following pineapple cultivars:
      • Queen
      • MD 11 (“Yellow Cayenne”)

Our aim

Gwanzi Queens
 is committed to
produce the best
quality pineapples in
the country, while
caring for the environment and
the community
within it.

The pineapples are exported to markets in Europe and The United Kingdom and are distributed to national markets, throughout the whole year.
Gwanzi pineapples are used as:
      • fresh produce for salads and cooking,
      • easy snacks for children’s lunchboxes,
      • an important nutritional supplement to any healthy eating program,
      • Dried fruit, and
      • In processing for juice,etc.

Training oppertunities

Gwanzi Queens offer assistance and training to upcoming farmers from previous disadvantaged groups.
40 years of excellence!


   Fresh, dried
 and processed pineapples for national and international markets!