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 grown in the monetary country alone. This is commonly used in Cooking, Liqueur, Herbal tea and other medical uses. Italy is the largest producer of Artichokes about 480,112 metric tonnes achieved in 2010, Egypt and Spain are the next highest producer of Artichoke. The Artichoke has been growing in South Africa and other countries in small quantity due to small demand from locals.
|Rank||Country||Production Quantity (in Tonnes)||Production Value|
|9||United States of America||45310||$32,640,000|
|15||Iran (Islamic Republic of)||17000||$12,246,000|
|16||Syrian Arab Republic||15103||$10,880,000|