Top Ten Potato Producing Countries in the World

Top Ten Potato Producing Countries in the World

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Potato is one of the most widely used vegetables in cooking all over the world  and after maize, wheat, and rice it is the fourth largest crop in the world its cultivation was started from Andes region in 7000 BC. Potato is rich in vitamins and minerals but it is best known for carbohydrates, it is said that there are 5000 varieties on potatoes in the world and 3000 of them are found in Andes region. Potato is widely appreciated and used in dishes cooked in restaurants, hotels and at home it is main ingredient in European cuisine its most popular dishes are French fries, potato salad, potato pancakes it can also be eaten as raw when boiled.

So, which country is producing most potatoes in the world? To answer that question we have made a list of top 10 potato producing countries in the world 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production (Million Metric Tons)

1.

 China

 90.4

2.

 India

 45.3

3.

 Russia

 30.2

4.

 Ukraine

 22.3

5.

 USA

 19.8

6.

 Germany

 11.8

7.

 Bangladesh

 8.4

8.

 Poland

 8.2

9.

 France

 8.0

10.

 Belarus

 7.7

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