articles | 16 August 2021

Cyprus was EU’s smallest potato growing country in 2020

In 2020, a total of 55.3 million tonnes of potatoes were harvested in the EU with Germany being the largest producer and Cyprus the smallest one.

In particular, Germany accounted for 21.2% of EU production while Cyprus accounted for only 1%, according to latest data released by Eurostat.

Second ranked in potato growing in Europe is Poland (16.4%), followed by France (15.7%), the Netherlands (12.7%) and Belgium (7.2%).

Germany and these four Member States accounted for nearly 75% of the total EU production of potatoes.

Source: In-Cyprus

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