Pepper is a plant from solanaceae family. Its origin is South America. It is produced in warm regions.
China comes first in terms of pepper production by 14 million tonne. Mexico comes second with 20 million tonne and Turkey comes third with 1.8 million tonne production. %82 of pepper production in Turkey is done in outdoors while %18 is done in covered greenhouses. Area that produces the most pepper is Mediterranean Region. %28 of the total production of pepper is hailed from here.
When we look at the production in provinces, Samsun comes first with 227282 tonne and Antalya is second with 225236 tonne. And when we look at the production in covered greenhouses Antalya is number one with 182157 tonne of pepper production. Which means Antalya is responsible for %55 of total pepper production and %13 of production in greenhouses.
Mexico is the most important country in the world when it comes to pepper export with 949685 tonne of pepper exported every year. Spain is second with 734745 tonne and Holland is third with 394552 tonne. Turkey, on the other hand is seventh with 97315 tonne of pepper export.
Cultivars of pepper that are produced the most in Turkey; Green Pepper, Carliston Pepper, Bell Pepper, Kapya Pepper, Chili Pepper, Konik Pepper and Tomato Pepper. Apart from these Hungarian Wax Pepper, Yunan Carlisi, Sili Pepper and California Wonder are also produced.
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