Which Country Produces the Most Butter and Ghee in the World?

Vegetable And Animal Oils And Fats November 17, 2017
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

In 2015, the countries with the highest levels of butter and ghee production were Turkey (28 thousand tonnes), Iran (15 thousand tonnes), Syria (9 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 81% of total output.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of butter and ghee production among the main producing countries was attained by Turkey (+5.5% per year), while the other global leaders experienced a decline in the output figures.

Top 10 Butter And Ghee Producing Countries in the World

1. Turkey (28K Tonnes)
2. Iran (15K Tonnes)
3. Syrian Arab Republic (9K Tonnes)
4. Afghanistan (5K Tonnes)
5. Yemen (3K Tonnes)
6. Morocco (2K Tonnes)
7. Saudi Arabia (1K Tonnes)
8. United Arab Emirates (1K Tonnes)
9. Iraq (466 Tonnes)
10. Tunisia (375 Tonnes)

Global Butter And Ghee Production

Global butter and ghee production amounted to 65 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +2.0% against the previous year level. Overall, the global butter and ghee output pursued a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total output figures increased at an average annual rate of +1.2%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011, when the output figure increased by +6% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global butter and ghee production attained its maximum volume of 66 thousand tonnes in 2007. From 2008 to 2015, the total butter and ghee output growth failed to regain its strength.

Over the analyzed period, an increase in global butter and ghee production was primarily driven by growth of population, disposable income growth, and rising consumption of prepared food. Furthermore, these key drivers are expected to continue promoting the butter and ghee output in the immediate term.

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