Vegetable Consumption and Production Statistics

Vegetable Production and Consumption Statistics Data
Global production volume of vegetables and melons 1,106.13 million metric tons
Production of principal fresh market vegetables in the U.S. 437,793,000 cwt
Production of principal vegetables for processing in the U.S. 18,254,255 tons
Total U.S. farm income from vegetables $ 20,588,841,000
Value of U.S. product shipments of frozen vegetables $ 9.1 Billion
Percentage of fruits and vegetables expenditure of households in the US Percentage
Fresh fruit 36 %
Fresh vegetables 31.4 %
Processed fruits 15.3 %
Processed vegetables 17.3 %
The Most-Eaten Vegetables in the U.S. Pounds Per Person Annually
Potatoes 52 lbs
Tomatoes 31 lbs
Onions 8 lbs
Sweet Corn 7.2 lbs
Romaine and Leaf Lettuce 5.1 lbs
Chile Peppers 4.8 lbs
Principal Fresh Market Vegetable Area Planted(acres) Production(1,000 cwt) Value of production(1,000 dollars)
Artichokes 7,000 945 57,645
Asparagus 26,800 762 92,448
Beans, snap 82,140 4,571 317,755
Broccoli 130,600 20,956 896,310
Cabbage 63,100 22,065 442,205
Cantaloupes 70,410 18,134 319,046
Carrots 72,400 23,005 655,783
Cauliflower 35,760 6,374 283,095
Celery 29,400 18,003 457,765
Corn, sweet 255,100 29,880 842,337
Cucumbers 43,240 7,915 215,573
Garlic 24,100 3,867 231,977
Honeydews 14,600 3,605 75,389
Onions 151,540 69,654 969,183
Peppers, bell 52,900 15,395 642,325
Peppers, chile 21,100 4,210 168,146
Pumpkins 53,200 11,307 149,936
Spinach 31,840 5,094 221,006
Tomatoes 97,300 24,591 1,112,432
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: United States Department of Agriculture
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 7, 2016

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