Which Country Produces the Most Margarine?

Margarine Production (Short) (kt), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 86 countries in 2014, USA ranked the highest in margarine production with 3,856 kt followed by Pakistan and India. On the other end of the scale was Armenia with 0.016 kt, Bosnia and Herzegovina with 0.150 kt and Mozambique with 0.211 kt.

Total margarine production reached 13,903 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.64 % more than in the previous year and -7.38 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, total margarine production reached an all time high of 14,944 kt in 2007 and an all time low of 4,737 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.05 % since 1957.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 27.7 % of margarine production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 49.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 75.6 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Margarine Production (Short) indicator page.

Margarine Production (Short) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Belgium kt ... ... ... ... ... ... 385 399 393 388 385
Brazil kt 510 503 510 514 522
Germany kt 420 405 395 387 383
India kt 1,380 1,532 1,539 1,364 1,332
Indonesia kt 506 346 353 734 670
Japan kt 370 362 377 368 382
Kenya kt 179 201 201 156 160
Netherlands kt 247 257 285 262 242
Pakistan kt 1,500 1,492 1,531 1,570 1,647
Poland kt 328 416 390 400 424
Russia kt 762 693 437 433 473
Turkey kt 694 703 685 902 683
USA kt 4,269 3,856 3,788 3,842 3,925
Ukraine kt 316 353 363 359 328
United Kingdom kt 343 340 330 327 321