Major Fruit Crops Quarterly Bulletin, April-June 2020

April 2020 to June 2020

Banana

  • From April to June 2020, the country produced 2.23 million metric tons of banana. This was 1.3 percent lower than the 2.26 million metric tons recorded in the same period of 2019.
  • More than half or 52.8 percent of the produced banana was cavendish variety. Saba and lakatan variety followed with corresponding shares of 28.2 percent and 9.7 percent to the total.
  • Davao Region remained the top producer of banana which contributed 39.2 percent to the total production, followed by Northern Mindanao and SOCCSKSARGEN with 18.7 percent and 11.8 percent shares, respectively.