Which Country Produces the Most Blueberries?

Blueberry Production (tonnes), 2018
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 25 countries in 2018, USA ranked the highest in blueberry production with 255,050 tonnes followed by Canada and Peru. On the other end of the scale was Norway with 2.00 tonnes, Denmark with 40.0 tonnes and Morocco with 78.0 tonnes.

Total blueberry production reached 682,790 tonnes in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 11.2 % more than in the previous year and 53.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total blueberry production reached an all time high of 682,790 tonnes in 2018 and an all time low of 30,048 tonnes in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 5.35 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 37.4 % of blueberry production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 75.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 97.5 % in 2018.

Data for more countries are available at Blueberry Production indicator page.

Blueberry Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australia tonnes ... ... ... 3,678 4,255 3,612 3,848 6,810
Canada tonnes 126,012 109,550 183,649 193,469 232,798
France tonnes 8,161 9,120 10,260 9,613 6,706
Germany tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8,843 10,277 12,077 11,945 10,710
Italy tonnes 1,635 1,646 1,664 1,682 1,667
Mexico tonnes 7,191 10,160 18,031 15,489 29,067
Netherlands tonnes 6,000 5,643 6,400 7,751 9,081
New Zealand tonnes 2,600 2,784 3,000 2,951 2,975
Peru tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 560 1,668 3,000 10,300 20,000
Poland tonnes 11,251 12,731 12,469 14,112 14,721
Portugal tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,437 1,429 1,824 4,436 6,572
Russia tonnes ... ... ... ... 2,400 2,500 2,500 2,400 3,000
Spain tonnes 7,019 11,912 21,060 21,060 24,945
USA tonnes 212,168 246,559 262,498 254,012 269,257
Ukraine tonnes ... ... 1,200 1,300 700 600 1,260