Oromia National Regional State produced 42% of the total national horticultural products in 2013. The diverse agro-ecology, large surface and ground water potential and highly fertile land makes the region suitable for almost any type of fruit and vegetable products. Currently, the leading vegetable products in the region are Onion, Potato, Tomato, cabbage and garlic. However, production of high valued vegetables such as lettuce, eggplant, cherries, strawberry, fresh beans and peas is increasing with an increasing investment by international and domestic companies. The fruits produced in the region include citrus, grapes, mango, papaya, banana, guava and avocado. Apple is a recent introduction in the highlands of North Shewa, West Shewa and Oromia Special Zone.
Though the Majority area in the region is suitable for horticulture farm, four distinctive corridors were identified by the study includes Great Rift Valley, East-West Harargehe, Jimma Gibe and West and South West Shewa areas. These corridors are the bigger horticulture corridor by the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA). The specialized corridor of Wellegga belt for fruit, namely mango is highlighted.