Major Fruit Crops Quarterly Bulletin, April-June 2019

April 2019 to June 2019

Banana

  • For the second quarter of 2019, banana production was estimated at 2.26 million metric tons. It was 4.1 percent lower than the 2.36 million metric tons produced during the same period of 2018.
  • Davao Region recorded the highest share of 39.8 percent of total banana production, followed by Northern Mindanao and SOCCSKSARGEN with 18.5 percent and 12.1 percent, respectively.
  • Cavendish variety with 1.21 million metric tons accounted for 53.6 percent of the country’s total banana production. Saba variety shared 27.8 percent and Lakatan, 9.6 percent.