The U.S. ranks 15th in green bean production
According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2009 the United States produced 43,570 tonnes of green beans, or 1% of the world’s total green bean production. This was enough to make the United States rank fifteenth in that category. China ranks first, producing 2,616,748 tonnes, or 48% of the world total.
Prepared by Michael J. Rooney