Major Fruit Crops Bulletin, October-December 2020

October 2020 to December 2020

Banana

  • For the period of October to December 2020, banana production was estimated at 2.40 million metric tons. It was 0.4 percent higher than the 2.39 million metric tons posted in the same period of 2019.
  • Cavendish variety had the highest production of 1.21 million metric tons, which shared 50.4 percent to the total banana production. This was followed by saba variety with 28.5 percent share.
  • Davao Region remained as the top banana producer with 846.23 thousand metric tons or 35.3 percent share to the total production this quarter. This was followed by Northern Mindanao and SOCCSKSARGEN with respective shares of 21.0 percent and 14.5 percent.