List from Chapter 11

COUNTRIES WHERE THE LARGEST AMOUNT OF TOMATOES IS AVAILABLE PER PERSON

While tomatoes are used in many cuisines around the world, it is the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines that feature them most prominently.

COUNTRY

1. Greece
2. Libya
3. Egypt
4. Israel
5. United Arab Emirates
6. Lebanon
7. Italy
8. Turkey
9. Tunisia
10. Portugal
AVAILABLE POUNDS OF
TOMATOES PER PERSON IN 1999
308.0
273.4
186.5
170.2
166.9
165.4
164.7
160.3
157.9
141.3

The United States ranked #16 at 103.1 pounds of tomatoes per person.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 1999 data.

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