Which Country Produces the Most Chicory Roots?

Chicory Root Production (tonnes), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 18 countries in 2016, Belgium ranked the highest in chicory root production with 300,902 tonnes followed by France and Netherlands. On the other end of the scale was Slovakia with 41.0 tonnes, Qatar with 89.0 tonnes and Bosnia and Herzegovina with 100 tonnes.

Data for more countries are available at Chicory Root Production indicator page.

Chicory Root Production Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Belgium tonnes 393,000 360,717 232,800 269,515 309,710
Cameroon tonnes 145 146 147 146 146
Croatia tonnes 3,886 4,127 4,500 4,600 4,567
France tonnes 113,591 100,948 116,670 88,323 74,559
Haiti tonnes 200 200 200 200 200
Kazakhstan tonnes 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000
Netherlands tonnes 53,000 50,000 52,000 57,000 51,000
Philippines tonnes 3,860 4,031 4,244 4,405 4,565
Poland tonnes 36,998 35,002 49,187 25,909 32,174
Portugal tonnes 2,729 3,718 3,718 3,718 3,718 ... ...
Puerto Rico tonnes 5,850 5,850 5,850 5,850 5,850 ... ...
Serbia tonnes 3,500 3,500 3,500 3,500 3,500
South Africa tonnes 23,700 28,300 26,645 12,536 4,988
Spain tonnes 275 300 540 270 254
Ukraine tonnes 3,700 2,200 4,180 2,410 4,170