Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2019

October 2019 to December 2019

Coffee (dried berries)

  • From October to December 2019, production of dried coffee berries reached 31.02 thousand metric tons, an increase of 4.8 percent compared with its previous year’s level of 29.60 thousand metric tons.
  • SOCCSKSARGEN was the leading producer of coffee for this quarter, with production of 11.58 thousand metric tons or 37.3 percent of the total production. Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and Davao Region came next with 21.6 and 16.1 percent, respectively.
  • Robusta coffee recorded the most produced variety which accounted for 71.7 percent, followed by Arabica, 23.6 percent; Excelsa, 3.8 percent; and Liberica, 0.9 percent.