Major Fruit Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2017

October 2017 to December 2017


  • Pineapple production increased by 3.0 percent during last quarter of 2017 reaching the level of 699.22 thousand metric tons. The growth was attributed to:
    • additional areas harvested from corporate farms of Dole-Stanfilco and Sumifru Philippines Corp. in SOCCSKSARGEN (Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato and South Cotabato) and Northern Mindanao (Bukidnon).
  • Northern Mindanao was the top pineapple producer at 448.70 thousand metric tons contributing 64.2 percent to the country’s total pineapple production and followed by SOCCSKSARGEN with 30.0 percent share.