Currant production reached 220 tonnes in 2016 in Ireland, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, currant production in Ireland reached an all time high of 2,300 tonnes in 1995 and an all time low of 220 tonnes in 2014. When compared to Ireland's main peers, currant production in France amounted to 1,692 tonnes and 11,353 tonnes in United Kingdom in 2016.
Ireland has been ranked 26th within the group of 35 countries we follow in terms of currant production, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.