Cucumber and gherkin production reached 59.9 kt in 2016 in Italy, according to Faostat. This is 2.81 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, cucumber and gherkin production in Italy reached an all time high of 133 kt in 1983 and an all time low of 33.8 kt in 2011. When compared to Italy's main peers, cucumber and gherkin production in Austria amounted to 47.5 kt, 137 kt in France, 6.22 kt in Slovenia and 15.0 kt in Switzerland in 2016.
Italy has been ranked 48th within the group of 118 countries we follow in terms of cucumber and gherkin production, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.