Top Ten Maize Producing Countries in the World

Top Ten Maize Producing Countries in the World

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Maize which is also known as corn is a cereal crop it is widely used in many countries it is one of the top three largest produced crops, it is cultivated on large scale in most of the countries in the world. United States is the largest consumer and producer of corn in the world it is estimated that the total world is producing around 980 million metric tons of maize every year from which 40% production comes from United States. There are different varieties of corn like white, yellow, blue, purple and red corn all are good for health but you can get more health benefits from yellow corn that’s why it is most famous all around the world. It is an excellent source of fiber it can be used in different dishes or can be eaten as raw after boiling; the most famous and widely used dish of corn in restaurants and at home is corn soup.

As we have told before that USA is the top producer of maize in the world but if you want to know about the other top producers in the world then see the list below of top 10 maize producing countries in the world in 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production (Million Metric Tons)

1.

 USA

 363

2.

 China

 229

3.

 Brazil

 77

4.

 European Union

 65

5.

 Ukraine

 26

6.

 Argentina

 25

7.

 India

 23

8.

 Mexico

 23

9.

 South Africa

 13

10.

 Russia

 12

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