Which Country Eats the Most Tomatoes?

Tomato Consumption (Total) (kt), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 152 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in tomato consumption with 40,670 kt followed by India and USA. On the other end of the scale was East Timor with 0.565 kt, Brunei with 0.665 kt and Central African Republic with 0.919 kt.

Total tomato consumption reached 143,284 kt in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.457 % more than in the previous year and 25.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total tomato consumption reached an all time high of 143,284 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 24,416 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.46 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 28.4 % of tomato consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 46.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 68.3 % in 2013.

Data for more countries are available at Tomato Consumption (Total) indicator page.

Tomato Consumption (Total) Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Brazil kt 3,076 3,479 3,910 3,787 4,013
China kt 30,156 33,783 38,889 39,435 41,277
Egypt kt 7,747 8,280 9,239 7,698 7,240
Germany kt 1,424 1,448 1,507 1,544 1,574
India kt 8,937 9,162 9,938 11,092 14,637
Iran kt 4,516 3,963 5,240 4,148 4,541
Iraq kt 1,530 1,036 1,341 1,737 1,180
Italy kt 3,196 2,614 3,726 2,445 2,397
Nigeria kt 1,903 1,713 1,790 1,821 1,690
Russia kt 2,856 3,136 3,354 3,217 3,410
Spain kt 2,028 2,256 3,151 2,669 1,979
Turkey kt 6,271 6,878 6,499 6,074 6,866
USA kt 13,889 11,773 13,630 12,677 11,892
Ukraine kt 1,384 1,565 2,072 1,796 2,073
Uzbekistan kt 1,557 1,845 2,003 2,233 2,466