Major Vegetables and Rootcrops Quarterly Bulletin, April-June 2021

April 2021 to June 2021

Sweet Potato

  • In April to June 2021, production of sweet potato increased to 157.68 thousand metric tons or by 0.1 percent, from 157.47 thousand metric tons in the same period of 2020.
  • Bicol Region, the leading producer with 48.88 thousand metric tons, contributed 31.0 percent to the total output this quarter. Central Luzon followed with 18.2 percent share and Eastern Visayas with 14.0 percent share.