As shown in the map, China is the largest producer of apples in the world; in 2009, the country produced over 31,684,445 million tonnes of apples. United States of America ranks second in apple production followed by Turkey, Poland, Iran, Italy, France, India, Russian Federation, and Brazil.
Interesting Fact about Apples:
One of the earliest fruit to be cultivated, apple has a long history and is associated with many religious rituals. In Greek mythology, apple is a forbidden fruit. The popular Christian tradition opines that eating of the apple by both Adam and Eve resulted in the fall of mankind from the Garden of Eden.
|Country||Production (MT) 2009|
|United States of America||4,514,880|