Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2018

October 2019 to December 2019

Coffee (dried berries)

  • For the period October to December 2018, the production of coffee in dried berries was estimated at 29.60 thousand metric tons, slightly increased by 0.8 percent compared with previous year’s level of 29.36 thousand metric tons.
  • SOCCSKSARGEN was the leading producer of coffee with production of 10.79 thousand metric tons or 36.4 percent of the total coffee production this quarter. This was followed by Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and Davao Region with 21.6 and 16.7 percent shares, respectively.
  • Of the total coffee production this quarter, Robusta coffee recorded the most produced variety with 71.3 percent, followed by Arabica, 23.7 percent; Excelsa, 4.1 percent; and Liberica, 0.9 percent.