Major Fruit Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2021

October 2021 to December 2021

Banana

  • Production of banana from October to December 2021 was estimated at 2.40 million metric tons. It was -0.2 percent lower than the recorded production during the same period of 2020.
  • Cavendish variety had the highest production of 1.18 million metric tons which accounted for 49.1 percent to the total banana production.
  • Davao Region remained as top banana producer with 844.34 thousand metric tons output or 35.2 percent share to the total production this quarter. This was followed by Northern Mindanao and SOCCSKSARGEN with respective shares of 21.2 percent and 14.1 percent.