Did you know that Region 1 is the biggest producer of mangoes in the Philippines? Comprising Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan, Region 1 remained as the top producer of mangoes with 120,224 metric tons in 2022, or 22% of the national production, according to preliminary data from the Philippine Statistics Authority. Pangasinan is its biggest contributor, with the province producing 122,420 metric tons in 2021, which included Carabao, Piko, and other varieties of mangoes.

Agrilink 2023, which is slated from October 5 to 7 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City, will be focusing on the Ilocos Region and their thriving mango sector.

Stay tuned for more details on the 23rd edition of the country’s premier international trade exhibition on agriculture, food, and aquaculture!