20 World’s Largest Artichokes Producing Countries

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  • Post last modified:August 9, 2021

Artichoke is an edible vegetable, cultivated in the countries bordering the Mediterranean basin. The major producers are Italy, France, and Spain. In the United States, over 80% of production is from a Monterey country alone. Artichoke is commonly used in Cooking, Liqueur, Herbal tea, and other medical treatments. Italy is the largest producer of Artichokes with around 365,000 metric tons. Egypt and Spain are the second and third highest producers of artichokes respectively.

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RankCountryProduction
(metric tons)
Cultivated Land
(In Hectares)
1Italy365,99143,838
2Egypt236,31412,485
3Spain185,79614,025
4Peru108,8016,093
5Argentina107,2574,769
6Algeria97,1395,167
7China85,53211,806
8France45,9147,832
9United States of America44,7202,750
10Morocco44,1442,981
11Turkey36,3682,823
12Tunisia26,0004,570
13Iran17,600914
14Greece13,2111,518
15Chile11,3631,498
16Syria9,438676
17Uzbekistan3,867121
18Mexico2,920203
19Israel2,693340
20Cyprus2,275121

Note: Production in metric tons per year (2019).

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