Which Country Produces the Most Cherries?

Cherry Production (tonnes), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 68 countries in 2014, Turkey ranked the highest in cherry production with 445,556 tonnes followed by USA and Iran. On the other end of the scale was Peru with 3.00 tonnes, Luxembourg with 11.0 tonnes and Estonia with 19.0 tonnes.

Total cherry production reached 2,196,600 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 4.45 % less than in the previous year and 22.5 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total cherry production reached an all time high of 2,294,455 tonnes in 2013 and an all time low of 1,112,676 tonnes in 1965. The average annual growth amounted to 0.997 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Turkey, accounted for 20.3 % of cherry production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 43.1 % share while the ten largest countries some 71.6 % in 2014.

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