Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, April-June 2021

April 2021 to June 2021

Sugarcane

  • The production of sugarcane from April to June 2021 was recorded at 6.91 million metric tons or an upsurge of 34.8 percent from the 5.12 million metric tons output in the same quarter of the previous year.
  • Sugarcane for Centrifugal sugar contributed 98.2 percent of the total sugarcane production. The remaining 1.8 percent was the collective share of sugarcane for Ethanol, Panocha/Muscovado, Chewing, and Basi/Vinegar.
  • Western Visayas was still the top producer of sugarcane with 3.24 million metric tons output or 46.9 percent share to the total sugarcane production. This was followed by Northern Mindanao and Central Visayas with respective shares of 20.4 percent and 13.8 percent.