Which Country Consumes the Most Quinces in the World?

Pome Fruits And Stone Fruits February 09, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Global quince consumption amounted to 679 thousand tonnes in 2015, picking up by +7.5% against the previous year level. Overall, the global quince consumption indicated a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total consumption volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.8%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013, when the output figure increased by +10% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global quince consumption reached its maximum volume in 2015, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Top Quince Consuming Countries in the World

1. Uzbekistan (118K Tonnes)

2. China (111K Tonnes)

3. Iran (100K Tonnes)

4. Turkey (99K Tonnes)

5. Morocco (46K Tonnes)

Global Quinces Consumption

In 2015, the countries with the highest consumption were Uzbekistan (118 thousand tonnes), China (111 thousand tonnes), Iran (100 thousand tonnes), together mixed up 48% of total consumption. They were followed by Turkey with a 14% of global consumption share and Morocco with a 7% share.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of quince consumption among the main consuming countries was attained by Iran (+14.0% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Per capita quince in Uzbekistan was estimated at 3.96 kg/year, much higher than the global average of 0.55 kg/year. Uzbekistan was the leading country in terms of per capita consumption, among the main consumers of quince, followed by Morocco (1.34 kg/year), Iran (1.27 kg/year), Turkey (1.26 kg/year) and China (0.08 kg/year).

In Iran, per capita quince consumption has grown noticably (+12.6% per year) in recent years. In 2015, Iran per capita consumption reached 3.96 kg/year as compared with 0.49 kg/year in 2007.

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Source: World: Quinces - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025