Top Ten Apricot Producing Countries in the World

Top Ten Apricot Producing Countries in the World

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Apricot is a famous sweet fruit which grows on tree it was first cultivated in Armenia long time ago in ancient times and after then Alexander the Great introduces it in Greece. Apricot is native to cold weather regions because dry climate is very good for this fruit but one thing can damage the flower of this fruit and that is spring frost. Apricot is very useful for human health because it is rich in Iron, vitamin A and C high in fiber, potassium, carbs and phosphorus; it is very good to prevent from many diseases like cancer and tumors. A report said that during 17 century in England apricot oil was also used against tumors, swellings, and ulcers, it is also very useful for heart, weight reduction, visual perception, solid bones, skin tone & treatment and keep up long hair. Below is the list of top ten apricot producing countries in the world 2015:

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production (Tonnes)

1.

 Turkey

 788,698

2.

 Iran

 470,986

3.

 Uzbekistan

 365,000

4.

 Algeria

 271,900

5.

 Italy

 247,144

6.

 Pakistan

 195,690

7.

 France

 190,800

8.

 Morocco

 122,568

9.

 Spain

 119,400

10.

 Egypt

 98,775

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