World’s Largest Banana Producing Countries

  • Post category:Agriculture
  • Post last modified:September 30, 2021

Banana, a fruit extensively produced in Asia, Latin America, and Africa, is a well-known fruit that is often utilized in cooking. Bananas are nutritious and pleasant fruit that comes in hundreds of varieties with varying flavors, sizes, and colors. Normally, while bananas are no longer kept fresh, they are grown and traded locally. Banana production worldwide exceeds 148 million tonnes.

With about 30 million tonnes produced yearly, India is the world’s largest producer of bananas, with the majority grown in south Indian states. After India, the major banana producers are China, the Philippines, Ecuador, and Indonesia. Furthermore, India produces more than China, the Philippines, and Ecuador combined. After rice, wheat, and maize, bananas are the most eaten fruit and the fourth-largest produced food. The top banana exporters are Ecuador, the Philippines, Costa Rica, and Colombia. Furthermore, it exports around 17 million tonnes of bananas each year (Trade figures may include dried bananas).

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RankCountryProduction (in Tonnes)Production Value
1
India
29,666,973$8,355,139,000
2
China
10,400,000$2,928,962,000
3
Philippines
9,165,043$2,323,044,000
4
Ecuador
7,427,776$2,091,891,000
5
Brazil
7,329,471$2,064,206,000
6
Indonesia
6,132,695$1,727,157,000
7
United Republic of Tanzania
3,143,835$885,401,000
8
Angola
2,646,073$745,216,000
9
Guatemala
2,679,934$726,589,000
10
Mexico
2,138,687$602,320,000
11
Costa Rica
1,937,122$531,472,000
12
Burundi
1,848,727$520,658,000
13
Colombia
2,042,925$517,685,000
14
Thailand
1,600,000$450,609,000
15
Viet Nam
1,523,428$429,044,000
16
Cameroon
1,394,675$392,783,000
17
Kenya
1,197,988$337,390,000
18
Egypt
1,054,243$296,907,000
19
Papua New Guinea
1,000,000$253,467,000
20
Dominican Republic
829,827$233,705,000

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