World’s Largest Banana Producing Countries

Banana is the fruit cultivated around the world, the fruit famous and used widely as part of the food. Banana is healthy and tasty, hundreds of types of Bananas found with different tastes, sizes, and colours. Usually, Bananas cultivated and sold locally as it no longer stays fresh. The total world production of bananas is over 145 million tonnes as per statistics 2013.

India is the world’s largest producer of banana with around 30 million tonnes of production annually, south Indian states produce most of them and exports to other states of the country. China, the Philippines, and Ecuador are the largest Bananas producers respectively after India. The production of bananas rising every year as its demand growing. Banana is the largest cultivated fruit and the fourth-largest cultivated food after Rice, Wheat, and Maize. Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Colombia are the largest exporters of bananas, it exports around 17 million tonnes of banana every year.

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RankCountryProduction (in Tonnes)Production Value
1
India
29,666,973$8,355,139,000
2
Uganda
12,000,000$3,107,962,000
3
China, mainland
10,400,000$2,928,962,000
4
Philippines
9,165,043$2,323,044,000
5
Ecuador
7,427,776$2,091,891,000
6
Brazil
7,329,471$2,064,206,000
7
Indonesia
6,132,695$1,727,157,000
8
United Republic of Tanzania
3,143,835$885,401,000
9
Angola
2,646,073$745,216,000
10
Guatemala
2,679,934$726,589,000
11
Mexico
2,138,687$602,320,000
12
Costa Rica
1,937,122$531,472,000
13
Burundi
1,848,727$520,658,000
14
Colombia
2,042,925$517,685,000
15
Thailand
1,600,000$450,609,000
16
Viet Nam
1,523,428$429,044,000
17
Cameroon
1,394,675$392,783,000
18
Kenya
1,197,988$337,390,000
19
Egypt
1,054,243$296,907,000
20
Papua New Guinea
1,000,000$253,467,000
21
Dominican Republic
829,827$233,705,000

Note: The Production value is an estimation.

Posted by: Worldlistmania Contributor