Based on a comparison of 63 countries in 2014, Germany ranked the highest in fresh cream production with 550,200 tonnes followed by France and Canada. On the other end of the scale was Botswana with 13.0 tonnes, Georgia with 15.0 tonnes and El Salvador with 50.0 tonnes.
Total fresh cream production reached 3,369,937 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.118 % more than in the previous year and 14.8 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total fresh cream production reached an all time high of 3,845,865 tonnes in 1990 and an all time low of 1,257,477 tonnes in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.88 % since 1961.
The top ranked country, Germany, accounted for 16.3 % of fresh cream production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 38.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 77.0 % in 2014.