10 World’s Biggest Pears Producers

10 World’s Biggest Pears Producers

10 World’s Biggest Pears Producers– According to the FAO Statistical Database in 2020, there are 10 biggest producers of Pears. Taxonomically, this plant was included in Order:Rosales; Family: Rosaceae ; Subfamily: Amygdaloideae; Tribe: Maleae; Subtribe: Malinae and Genus:Pyrus L. So, basically,  it has a close relation with other plant species ,namely roses, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, apples, plums, peaches, apricots, and almonds. Historically, Pears were cultivated in China as early as 2000 BC and became popular across the nations and continents because of the taste that is favorable to Humans diet.

10 World’s Biggest Pears Producers- Pears

Statistically, the production of World’s Pears in 2020 is around 23 million tons with harvested area around 1.2 million hectares (ha). Based on the continent levels, the production of pears fruit is still concentrated in Asia with 17 million tons of production or 77% of total world’s production, followed by Europe with production around 2.8 million tons or 12.2% percent of total World’s production. and the others were  from Africa with 1.5 million tons and the Americas with 712 thousand tons.

10 World’s Biggest Pears Producers- Production of Pears Based on Continent

Here are the 10 World’s Biggest Pears Producers in 2020, this data was obtained from FAO Statistical Corporate Database in 2022. Here are the rank 10 World’s Biggest Country Producers. 

The Rank 10 World’s Biggest Pears Producers

RankCountriesProduction of Pears in 2020
(tons)
1China, mainland16,000,000
2Italy619,470
3United States of America609,628
4Argentina600,000
5Turkey545,569
6South Africa431,000
7Netherlands400,000
8Belgium392,590
9Spain323,730
10India306,000
Source : FAO Statisical Database, 2020

Beside the statistical data of Pears production, here is the brief description of Pears cultivation across the nations. Because the country has a different view on Pears cultivations. 

Brief Description of 10 World’s Biggest Pears Producers

10 World’s Biggest Pears Producers- Descriptions of 10 World's Biggest Pears Productions

1.China, mainland

China became  the biggest country producer of Pears in 2020.  Statistically, the production of China’s Pears reached 16,000,000 tons. More than 50% of world pears production came from China.  Based on the Statista Data, there are some provinces in China with the biggest production of Pear fruit. Hebei, Xinjiang, Henan, Liaoning, Anhui, Shandong, and Shaanxi are some of the provinces in China with the biggest Production of Pear.

2.Italy

Italy is the second-biggest producer of Pears in 2020. According to the FAO Statistical Database, the production of Italian’s Pars reached 619,470 tons.  In Italy, the Emilia-Romagna region is the main area of Pear cultivation in that country. It spread across Reggio Emilia, Ferrara, Modena, Bologna and Ravenna. Some of Cultivar of Pear from Italy are The Abate Fetel, The Conference, The Decana del Comizio, The Kaiser, and The Max Red Bartlett.

3.United States of America

The United States of America is the third-biggest producer of Pear. Statistically, the production of Pears reached 609,628 tons in 2020. Based on the states in USA, California, Oregon and Washington make up the majority of production of Pears than the others.

4.Argentina

Argentina is the fourth-biggest producer of Pears. According to FAO Statistical Corporate Database in 2020. The production of Argentina in 2020 reached 600,000 tons. Geograhically, the Pear from Argentina are concentrated mainly in the provinces of Rio Negro and Neuquén with more than 80% of national production comes from both of them. 

5.Turkey

Turkey is the fifth-biggest producer of Pears. According to FAO Statistical Corporate Database (FAOSTAT) in 2020. the production of Turkey’s Pears reached 545,569 tons. Hatay and Mardin province are some of the cultivation areas of Pears.

6.South Africa

South Africa is the biggest country from the African Region that has the biggest production of Pears. Statistically, the production of Pears from this country reached 431,000 tons. Geographically, Western Cape region of South Africa is one of the main area of Pear production in that country. 

7.Netherlands

Netherlands is the seventh- biggest producer of Pears besides Italy from the Europe region. in 2020, the production of Netherland’s Pears reached 400,000 tons in 2020. Genetically, the most popular pear in the Netherlands is the Conference and 50% of all Dutch pears are of this cultivar.

8.Belgium

Belgium is the next country with the biggest production of Pears. Statistically, the production of Pears from Tin-Tin country reached 392,590 tons. Some of the production are located around Sint-Truiden

9.Spain

Spain is the country with ninth-biggest production of Pears with production of pears in 2020 reaching 323,730 tons. Pera de Jumilla,Pera de Lleida, and Peras de Rincon de Soto are some of Popular Pears from Spain 

10.India

India is the next biggest producer of Pears in the world. Statistically, Mahatma Gandhi’s country  can produce 306,000 tons. It makes India in the  10th rank of Biggest producers. Jammu & Kashmir,Punjab, and  Uttarakhand are some of the states that have the biggest production of Pear than other areas.

Bibliography of 10 World’s Biggest Pears Producers

FAOSTAT.2022.Production of Pears: top 10 producers. Accessed via https://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data/QCL/visualize on May 6th, 2022.

Statista. 2022. Pear Production Volume in China in 2020. Accessed via https://www.statista.com/statistics/242946/pear-production-in-chna-by-region/  on May 6th, 2022. 

ItalianFoodExcellece. 2014. The Land of Pears. Accessed via https://www.italianfoodexcellence.com/the-land-of-pears/  on May 6th, 2022.

AgMRC.2021.Pears. Accesseed via https://www.agmrc.org/commodities-products/fruits/pears  on May 6th, 2022.

Apeda. 2021. Indian Production of Pear. Accessed via http://apeda.in/agriexchange/India%20Production/India_Productions.aspx?cat=fruit&hscode=1054 on May 6th, 2022.

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