Top 10 Largest Sugarcane Producing Countries

Top 10 Largest Sugarcane Producing Countries

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Sugarcane is the major source in production of sugar it is native to warm temperate to tropical regions of South Asia and other continents, around 80% of sugar in the world is made by sugarcane. It is a sweet plant it is not only used in sugar but it is also used in different kind of sweet foods, its plant is about 2 to 6 meters tall depending on species of sugarcane. According to Food and Agriculture Organization of United States (FAO) sugarcane is cultivated in more than 90 countries with a worldwide harvest of 1.88 billion tons yearly; Brazil is the leading country in production of sugarcane. This plant is not only used for sugar but it is important ingredient for other products like  falernum, molasses, rum, cachaça, bagasse and ethanol Brazilian sugarcane industry produce Ethanol on large scale.

Here we made a list of those countries which are largest producers of sugarcane in the world according to year 2015.

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production of Sugarcane in 2015 (Tonnes)

1.

 Brazil

 728.13

2.

 India

 349.56

3.

 China

 123.46

4.

 Thailand

 96.50

5.

 Pakistan

 58.49

6.

 Mexico

 51.73

7.

 Colombia

 38.75

8.

 Philippines

 32.90

9.

 United States

 28.00

10.

 Indonesia

 27.40

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