Top Ten Tomato Producing Countries in the World

Top Ten Tomato Producing Countries in the World

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Tomato is very popular juicy vegetable it is usually found in red color but green and yellow colors are also available in different regions, it is consumed in many ways like as an ingredient in many dishes, sauces, salads, ketchup and drinks or used as raw. Tomato contains one of the most powerful natural antioxidant “lycopene” which helps to prevent prostate cancer; it is also rich in vitamin A and C while some of its varieties contain more vitamins and minerals then red tomato. Tomato is originated in Mexico and now almost every country is producing tomatoes on large scale, a recent report said that the world is producing total of around 170 million tonnes of tomatoes every year and China is top producer of tomato among all countries.

For the awareness of reader we have made the list of top 10 tomato producing countries in the world in 2015, so have a look:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production (Tonnes)

1.

 China

 50,000,000

2.

 India

 17,500,000

3.

 USA

 13,206,950

4.

 Turkey

 11,350,000

5.

 Egypt

 8,625,219

6.

 Iran

 6,000,000

7.

 Italy

 5,131,977

8.

 Spain

 4,007,000

9.

 Brazil

 3,873,985

10.

 Mexico

 3,433,567

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