Major Vegetables and Root Crops Quarterly Bulletin, January-March 2022

January 2022 to March 2022

Sweet Potato

  • During the January to March 2022 period, production of sweet potato at 114.39 thousand metric tons was lower by -0.9 percent than the 115.41 thousand metric tons output in the same period of 2021.
  • Bicol Region, the top producer of sweet potato this quarter with 22.17 thousand metric tons, contributed 19.4 percent to the total output. The other top producing regions were Eastern Visayas with 13.4 percent share and Western Visayas with 12.6 percent share.