Major Fruit Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2022
October 2022 to December 2022
- The October to December 2022 banana production was estimated at
2.37 millionmetric tons, indicating a decrease of -0.8 percentfrom the 2.39 millionmetric tons output in the same period of 2021.
- Cavendish was the most produced variety with
1.17 millionmetric tons, representing 49.4 percentof the total banana production.
- During the period, Davao Region was the top producer of banana with
842.60 thousandmetric tons output or 35.5 percentshare to the total production. Northern Mindanao and SOCCSKSARGEN followed with 21.6 percentand 13.8 percentshares, respectively.
- The area planted with banana from July to December 2022 was
440.81 thousandhectares. Saba variety had the highest area planted with 181.51 thousandhectares.