ine processed fruits and vegetables sector has the following coverage:
- Jams, jellies, marmalades and processed/preserved fruits
- Juices, purees and concentrates
- Dried or dehydrated, drained glazed and crystallized fruits
- Processed vegetables
- Processed nuts and coconut products
- Sauces, condiments, spices and mixes
Majority of the players in the sector are micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), but key players are large firms composed of Del Monte Philippines, Dole, T’boli Agro Industrial Development Corporation, Ram Food Products, California Manufacturing Corporation and Sysu International Inc.
Major export markets are:
- South Korea
- Hong Kong
…covering 81% of the country’s total exports of processed fruits and vegetables.