Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2022
October 2022 to December 2022
- Production of cacao (dried beans with pulp) for this quarter increased from
3.08 thousandmetric tons in the same period of the previous year to its current level of 3.16 thousandmetric tons, which recorded a growth of 2.6 percent.
- Davao region remained the major producer of cacao with
2.53 thousandmetric tons or 80.2 percentof the country’s total cacao production for this quarter.
- From July to December 2022, the area planted with cacao was
32.22 thousandhectares, or went up by 2.4 percentcompared with the same period of last year’s area planted of 31.64 thousandhectares.