Top Ten Coconut Producing Countries in the World

Top Ten Coconut Producing Countries in the World

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Coconut is one of the most useful fruit for health of human body it is quite different from other fruits because it contains lots of water in it which is also very helpful to reduce the temperature of human body, it is very well known all over the world for its great versatility. Whole coconut can be used in many ways like its water can be used for drinking, internal flesh is edible or processed to give oil, its hard shell is useful in making charcoal and coir can be made from its fibrous husk. It grows in topical and sub tropical continents of world its plant needs regular sunlight and rainfall for growth, a report said that coconut palms are grown in more than 90 countries of the world with a total production of 62 million tonnes per year. Coconut is rich in calories,  saturated fat, carbohydrates (24 grams), dietary minerals, manganese, iron, phosphorus and zinc coconut oil is widely used in soaps, cosmetics and hair oils in all over the world.

There are many countries producing tonnes of coconuts every year but Indonesia is top producer of coconut, you want to know about other countries? Here is the list of top ten coconut producing countries in the world 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production (Tonnes)

1.

 Indonesia

 19,500,000

2.

 Philippines

 18,300,000

3.

 India

 11,930,000

4.

 Brazil

 2,820,468

5.

 Sri Lanka

 2,200,000

6.

 Vietnam

 1,312,200

7.

 Papua New Guinea

 1,200,000

8.

 Mexico

 1,100,000

9.

 Thailand

 1,010,000

10.

 Malaysia

 605,000

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