Which Country Produces the Most Tallow in the World?

Vegetable And Animal Oils And Fats November 21, 2017
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

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In 2015, the country with the largest volume of the tallow output was the United States (3,374 thousand tonnes), accounting for 50% of global production. Moreover, tallow output in the United States exceeded the figures recorded by the world's second largest producer, Brazil (694 thousand tonnes), fivefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Australia with a share of 9%.

From 2007 to 2015, an average annual growth rate of tallow producton in the United States stood at -1.5%. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual growth rates: Brazil (+2.1% per year) and Australia (+3.0% per year).

Top 10 Tallow Producing Countries in the World

1. United States (3,374K Tonnes)
2. Brazil (694K Tonnes)
3. Australia (634K Tonnes)
4. Canada (245K Tonnes)
5. China (243K Tonnes)
6. France (186K Tonnes)
7. Argentina (174K Tonnes)
8. New Zealand (168K Tonnes)
9. United Kingdom (143K Tonnes)
10. India (108K Tonnes)

Global Tallow Production

Global tallow production amounted to 6,750 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +1.8% against the previous year level. Overall, the global tallow output pursued a moderate decline from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern was relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total output figures decreased at an average annual rate of -0.2%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013, when the output figure increased by +5% from the previous year level. In that year, the global tallow production attained its maximum volume of 6,888 thousand tonnes, leveling off in the following year.

Over the analyzed period, global tallow production was buoyed by growth of consumption of biofuel and growth of soap production, printmaking. These key factors are to remain relevant with regard to tallow output in the immediate term.

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