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 million metric tons, indicating a decrease of -0.8 percent from the 2.39 million metric tons output in the same period of 2021.
  • Cavendish was the most produced variety with 1.17 million metric tons, representing 49.4 percent of the total banana production.
  • During the period, Davao Region was the top producer of banana with 842.60 thousand metric tons output or 35.5 percent share to the total production. Northern Mindanao and SOCCSKSARGEN followed with 21.6 percent and 13.8 percent shares, respectively.
  • The area planted with banana from July to December 2022 was 440.81 thousand hectares. Saba variety had the highest area planted with 181.51 thousand hectares.