Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, July-September 2019

July 2019 to September 2019

Coffee (dried berries)

  • Production of dried coffee berries from July to September 2019 was estimated at 5.79 thousand metric tons, slightly lower by 0.4 percent compared with previous year’s level of 5.81 thousand metric tons.
  • The top coffee-producing region was Davao Region, which shared 34.6 percent to the total production this quarter. SOCCSKSARGEN came next with 25.1 percent, Caraga with 14.2 percent, and ARMM with 13.1 percent.
  • Of the total coffee production, Robusta coffee was the most produced variety, which accounted for 65.7 percent. This was followed by Arabica, 26.8 percent and Excelsa, 6.6 percent. On the other hand, Liberica was the least produced variety at 0.9 percent of the total.