Top Sugarcane Producers in 2017


Sugarcane is the largest single crop produced in the world in 2017. The total worldwide production was 1841 million tonnes. Other top food crops produced include corn (1134 million tonnes), wheat at 772 million tonnes (in 2017) and rice at 769 million tonnes.

Top Sugar Consumers in 2013

Consumption of sugar and sweeteners across the world in 2013 was 173 million tonnes, after vegetables (982 million tonnes), milk and milk products (629 million tonnes) and fruits (545 million tonnes), wheat (458 million tonnes), rice (377 million tonnes), meat (302 million tonnes) and alcoholic beverages at 260 million tonnes.

Imports and Exports in 2013

Import of sugar and sweeteners in 2013 was 75 million tonnes, while export was 80 million tonnes.