SVG produced over half a million pounds of sorrel

By Admin. Updated 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2022, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has the ability to further diversify the agriculture sector, and evidence of this can be found in the 2020 sorrel production figures.

According to the Zero Hunger Trust Fund, quoting the SVG Statistical Office data, this country produced 553,000 pounds of sorrel in 2020.

According to data from the SVG Statistical Office, this was the highest production of sorrel during a 5-year period (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020).

In 2016, the country produced 432,000 pounds of sorrel, 464,000 pounds in 2017, 548, 000 pounds in 2018, and 449,000 pounds in 2019.

But sorrel, highly used for drink making at Christmas is still one of the least produced commodities.

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Some of the most highly produced agricultural commodities include plantains, eddoes, and dasheens, according to data from the statistical office.

Click the link to view the data.
https://stats.gov.vc/subjects/agriculture/production-of-root-crops-condiments-other-crops-2016-to-2020/

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