Which Country Produces Most Oranges
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Which Country Produces Most Oranges


Nowadays the orange is being utilized in different varities all over the world, specially their juices are great sources of energy plus vitamin C . More than half of world citris production comes from orange. Improvements in quality of packaging and transporation is now increasing demand in most countries of world. It has nearly 80 varieties, the most delicious is Valencia. Subtropical and tropical climates is ideal for their growth. Do you know which country produces the most oranges? Lets Check it.

Top 10 Largest Orange Producing Countries in the World

Rank Country Production (million tonnes)
1. Brazil 18.00
2. U.S.A 8.16
3. China 6.66
4. India 5.00
5. Mexico 3.66
6. Spain 2.93
7. Egypt 2.78
8. Italy 1.77
9. Turkey 1.66
10. South Africa 1.61

 


 

Brazil is the world’s largest producer of oranges which produces 18 million tonnes in 2012. It is mostly cultivated in the states of São Paulo and Minas Gerais. More than 50% of the world’s share is produced by this country. About 99% of their production is is processed for export.
Source: food and agriculture organization

 

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