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Top 5 Commodities Produced in India

India is now a major producer of many commodities include fruits, vegetables, rice, wheat, sugarcane, cashewnut, pepper, cotton, jute, spices, potato, tomato, and tea etc. India is also leading in milk production and ranks third in egg production. Here we are listing top 5 commodities in India.

Sugar cane

Sugar cane

Brazil is the leading and largest producer of sugar cane in the world India, China, Thailand are coning next to Brazil. Sugarcane is coming under bamboo family and it is the main source of sugar, gur and khandsari. Almost two-thirds of the sugarcane produced in India is used for making gur and khandsari and only one third of it goes to sugar factories for making sugar.  Its raw material is used for manufacturing alcohol. It is also act as an efficient substitute for petroleum products and  used of other chemical products. Uttar pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Thamilnadu, Andhrapradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, Uttaranchal and Bihar are the major sugar cane produced states in India.

Rice

Rice

India is one of the leading world’s largest producers of white rice and brown rice and it is the main food of the people of the eastern and southern region of the country. Rice is one of the chief Commodities of India and has the largest area under rice cultivation. Rice production reached to a record high of 104.32 million tonnes in 2011-2012 crop year in India.

Wheat

Wheat

wheat is also the most important food commodities of India and is the main food of the northern and north-western parts of the country. According to reports India is the world’s fourth largest producer of wheat after Russia, the USA and China. Wheat has rich in proteins, vitamins and carbohydrates and that provides balanced food. wheat can be cultivated in a variety of soils, well drained fertile, friable loams and clay loams are the best suited soils.

Buffalo milk

Buffalo milk

India is the largest milk producing country in the world and buffalo milks gives the largest share of the total milk produced (55%) in the country. There are almost 94 million buffalo contributes to milk production in India. Buffalo’s milk giving higher profit margins than a cow milk as it contains higher fat.

Cow milk

Cow milk

Cow milk is one of the major commodities produced in India. Milk is a pale liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals and it is the primary source of nutrition. India is the largest milk producing country in the world and it is the leading exporter of skimmed milk powder. India’s cow milk production shows increase growth rate in various reports.

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