Mexico is world’s largest supplier of tomatoes

A hypothetical ranking of the world's largest fresh tomato exporters would be occupied by Mexico, the Netherlands and Spain (in this order), according to data processed by Hortoinfo and supplied by the Statistics Division of the United Nations (UN).

These top three countries account for almost half of the world's exports of fresh tomatoes, with 43.67 percent of the 8,286.6 million kilos shipped in 2014.

Mexico exported 1,537.95 million kilos; the Netherlands, 1,126.5 million; Spain, 954.82 million (Almeria, 551.37); Turkey, 585.48; Jordan, 517.21, and Morocco exported 485 . . .

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