Leek production reached 3,800 tonnes in 2016 in Ireland, according to Faostat. This is 124 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, leek production in Ireland reached an all time high of 3,800 tonnes in 2016 and an all time low of 1,000 tonnes in 1986. When compared to Ireland's main peers, leek production in Canada amounted to 5,560 tonnes, 150,942 tonnes in France and 31,465 tonnes in United Kingdom in 2016.
Ireland has been ranked 28th within the group of 55 countries we follow in terms of leek production, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.