Top 10 Almond Producing Countries in the World
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Top 10 Almond Producing Countries in the World

Almonds is best known for health benefits as they reduce risk of heart attack, reduce weight, prevent diabetes and give strength to brain. Its tasty and highly nutritious dry fruit, regular diet of almonds may help maintain sound mind and body. Production of dry foods has continued to increase in most countries of world due to advancement in technology. According to estimate of food and agriculture organization of the united nations, Top 10 largest almond producing countries in the World is as follow.

Rank Country Shelled Basis Production in 2012 (Tonnes)
1. USA 720000
2. Spain 215100
3. Australia
142680
4.
Iran
100000
5. Morocco 99067
6.
Italy
89865
7.
Syria
86271
8. Turkey 75055
9.
Tunisia
70000
10.
Afghanistan
62000

 


 

United States is the largest producer of Almond in the world. California, leader in production, is the hub of cultivation where it is mostly grown at commercial level. In 2011, it earned US$2.8 billion by exporting about 637,000 tonnes.
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization

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