Poppy seed production reached 5,777 tonnes in 2016 in France, according to Faostat. This is 3.72 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, poppy seed production in France reached an all time high of 9,921 tonnes in 1999 and an all time low of 190 tonnes in 1971. When compared to France's main peers, poppy seed production in Germany amounted to 3,082 tonnes and 13,377 tonnes in Spain in 2016.
France has been ranked 5th within the group of 14 countries we follow in terms of poppy seed production.