Poppy seed production reached 603 tonnes in 2016 in Bulgaria, according to Faostat. This is 3.79 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, poppy seed production in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 1,000 tonnes in 2010 and an all time low of 26.0 tonnes in 1979. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, poppy seed production in Romania amounted to 1,824 tonnes, 1,046 tonnes in Serbia and 18,205 tonnes in Turkey in 2016.
Bulgaria has been ranked 12th within the group of 14 countries we follow in terms of poppy seed production.