Major Vegetables and Root Crops Quarterly Bulletin, January-March 2019

January 2019 to March 2019

Bermuda Onion (Red Creole and Yellow Granex)

  • During the first quarter of 2019, production of bermuda onion grew by 29.0 percent, from 97.64 thousand metric tons in the same quarter of 2018 to 125.99 thousand metric tons this quarter.
  • Majority of production came from Central Luzon with 112.29 thousand metric tons, representing 89.1 percent of the total bermuda onion output this quarter. This was followed by Cagayan Valley and MIMAROPA Region with 6.4 percent and 2.3 percent shares, respectively.