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The U.S. ranks 2nd in pistachios

1 April 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States produced 108,598 tonnes of pistachios, enough to make it rank second in that category. Iran ranks first, producing 230,000 tonnes that year.

Entry prepared by Dave Bleier.

The U.S. ranks 2nd in pistachios

1 April 2009 Leave a comment

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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