Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, January-March 2019

January 2019 to March 2019

Coffee (dried berries)

  • For January to March 2019 period, coffee production in dried berries was recorded at 17.16 thousand metric tons, down by 6.9 percent compared with the previous year’s level of 18.43 thousand metric tons.
  • The leading producer of coffee for this quarter was SOCCSKSARGEN with production of 5.43 thousand metric tons or 31.7 percent of the total. It was followed by Davao Region and Northern Mindanao with respective shares of 14.0 and12.5 percent.
  • Among the types of coffee, Robusta coffee recorded the biggest production of 11.92 thousand metric tons or 69.4 percent of the total. It was followed by Arabica, 21.0 percent and Excelsa, 9.0 percent. Liberica type was the least produced, 0.6 percent.