Archive for January, 2010

Top Fruits and Vegetables

Top 10 Fruit Crops

1. Tomatoes … 124.7 million tonnes
2. Watermelons … 95.3 million tonnes
3. Bananas … 72.4 million tonnes
4. Grapes … 66.5 million tonnes
5. Apples … 63.5 million tonnes
6. Oranges … 59.9 million tonnes
7. Coconuts … 55 million tonnes
8. Plantains … 33.4 million tonnes
9. Cantaloupes & other melons … 28.3 million tonnes
10. Mangoes … 28 million tonnes

Top 10 Vegetable Crops

1. Sugar cane … 1.3 billion tonnes (production, 2005)
2. Potatoes … 322 million tonnes
3. Sugar beets … 242 million tonnes
4. Soybeans … 209.5 million tonnes
5. Sweet potatoes … 129.9 million tonnes
6. Cabbages … 69.5 million tonnes
7. Dry onions … 57.6 million tonnes
8. Cucumbers & pickles … 41.7 million tonnes
9. Yams … 39.9 million tonnes
10. Eggplants … 30.5 million tonnes