Which Country Produces the Most Strawberries?

Strawberry Production (tonnes), 2018
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 75 countries in 2018, China ranked the highest in strawberry production with 2,955,453 tonnes followed by USA and Mexico. On the other end of the scale was Malawi with 2.00 tonnes, Luxembourg with 8.00 tonnes and Kenya with 180 tonnes.

Total strawberry production reached 8,337,099 tonnes in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 3.21 % more than in the previous year and 28.3 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total strawberry production reached an all time high of 8,337,099 tonnes in 2018 and an all time low of 737,267 tonnes in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 4.30 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 35.4 % of strawberry production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 58.8 % share while the ten largest countries some 81.9 % in 2018.

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

Strawberry Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Belarus tonnes 47,000 65,200 63,800 90,000 85,246
China tonnes 2,221,300 2,416,400 2,486,500 2,803,500 2,680,200
Egypt tonnes 242,297 262,432 283,471 435,344 378,960
Germany tonnes 155,828 149,680 168,791 172,590 143,221
Italy tonnes 132,292 147,185 135,320 143,177 131,436
Japan tonnes 163,200 165,600 164,000 158,700 159,000
Mexico tonnes 360,426 379,464 458,972 392,625 468,248
Morocco tonnes 139,683 145,233 137,388 141,100 136,856
Poland tonnes 150,151 192,647 202,511 204,889 196,972
Russia tonnes 174,000 188,000 189,000 182,000 182,100
South Korea tonnes 192,140 216,803 209,901 194,513 191,218
Spain tonnes 290,843 312,500 291,870 397,369 377,596
Turkey tonnes 351,834 372,498 376,070 375,800 415,150
USA tonnes 1,384,360 1,382,096 1,371,530 1,390,410 1,342,947
United Kingdom tonnes 94,843 93,888 104,411 115,494 120,327