Top 10 Tea Producing Countries in the World
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Top 10 Tea Producing Countries in the World

Tea is not merely a beverage; it’s got strong cultural and social connection, and has become a sign of hospitality all across the world. It’s been the largest produced beverage in all countries, the most acceptable drink across world and it’s quite likely that you’re drinking a cup of tea while browsing this post.  When we are distressed, we drink tea, When it’s cold outside, we take cup of it. Even at work, we consume it. Simply, it is effective in almost any condition. It is liked by people of all ages whether rich or poor. For colder countries, it is more consumed to get body warmed. In warmer climates, it serves as a refreshing cooler. It’s all about magical leaves that carry so much pleasure. It has many varieties that comes from largest tea producers of the world however major share of its production comes from tropical or subtropical countries. Billions of cups are daily consumed capturing major share of global beverage market  inducing many  countries to start producing tea at large scale to meet its own demand and import to earn foreign reserves . To shed some light on its world supply, here we have list of top ten largest tea producing countries, based on data collected from Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Top 10 Largest Tea producers in the World

Rank Country 2012 2013
1 China 1,804,655 1,939,457
2 India 1,135,070 1,208,780
3 Kenya 369,400 432,400
4 Sri Lanka 330,000 340,230
5 Vietnam 216,900 214,300
6 Turkey 225,000 212,400
7 Iran 158,000 160,000
8 Indonesia 143,400 148,100
9 Argentina 82,813 105,000
10 Japan 85,900 84,800
China, the world’s most populous country, is the largest producer of tea. In 2013, Country’s production reached over 1.8 million tonnes after having increased by 7.7% between 2012 and 2013 .It is produced in vast areas in the country, about half of the world’s total tea growing space is the part of great soil of china.
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization

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