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The U.S. ranks 2nd in pistachios

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According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations,  in 2006 the United States exported 48,571 tonnes of pistachios, or 16.5% of the world’s pistachio exports. This volume made the United States rank second in that category. Iran ranked first, exporting 163,431 tonnes, or 55.6% of the world total.

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The U.S. ranks 101st in mutton and goat

1 April 2009 2 comments

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Americans consume four kilocalories per person per day of mutton and goat meat, which makes the United States tied for one-hundred and first in that category with more than ten other countries. Mongolia ranks first, consuming 349 kilocalories per person per day.

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