Major Fruit Crops Quarterly Bulletin, January-March 2019

January 2019 to March 2019

Pineapple

  • In the first quarter of 2019, pineapple production was estimated at 621.37 thousand metric tons, 0.04 percent lower than the 2018 level of 621.64 thousand metric tons.
  • Northern Mindanao was the highest producer during the period with 346.45 thousand metric tons, contributing 55.8 percent to the national pineapple output. The other top producing regions were SOCCSKSARGEN with 34.7 percent share and Bicol Region with 5.9 percent.