20 World’s Largest Artichokes Producing Countries

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.

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RankCountryProduction Quantity (in Tonnes)Production Value
1Italy474550$341,859,000
2Egypt202458$145,848,000
3Spain182120$131,196,000
4Peru150417$108,358,000
5Argentina100891$72,680,000
6China, mainland75000$54,029,000
7France50589$36,443,000
8Algeria46808$33,719,000
9United States of America45310$32,640,000
10Morocco43137$31,075,000
11Chile41694$30,035,000
12Greece38000$27,374,000
13Turkey33460$24,104,000
14Tunisia18000$12,966,000
15Iran (Islamic Republic of)17000$12,246,000
16Syrian Arab Republic15103$10,880,000
17Mexico3193$2,300000
18Cyprus2621$1,888000
19Israel2419$1,742000
20Uzbekistan2400$1,728000
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