I have seen its large scale cultivation on the higher hill slopes of Kolli hills and few other places in TN.
As per the link given below, Kerala, Karnataka, West Bengal and NE Indian states are the major producers of Pineapple.
And, "Mauritious" variety seems to be the best edible variety which is widely cultivated in Kerala.
Vijayasankar RamanNational Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi