Eggs are laid by female animals including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish etc and have been eaten by humans. The most popular eggs choice for egg consumption are chicken eggs and others popular are duck, quail, roe, and caviar eggs. Eggs contains huge amount of protein and choline. Chicken eggs are commonly used in many types of dishes, both in sweet and savory and also including many baked goods. Chicken eggs supply all essential amino acids for humans and it also provide several vitamins and minerals as significant amounts of the daily life, including retinol (vitamin A), riboflavin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B12, choline and phosphorus etc. Here we listing top 5 countries that produce the most eggs.
China is the largest egg producer in the world and reports says that they producing 26.6 million metric tons (MMT) in 2009. more than 90 per cent of fresh table egg exports are to Hong Kong, Macau and Japan. The country’s egg production has grown rapidly since 1980s and increasing annually 6.7% between 1985 and 2010. They produce 29,128,715 m/t and that will become 39.4% of world total.
The United States of America is a federal republic it has 50 states, a federal district, five major territories, and various possessions. They produce eggs with professional care for their animals, while being good stewards of the environment and also understanding the importance of human food safety. Their production totaled 6.91 billion during December 2015. They has five largest egg producing states and that represent approximately 49 percent of all U.S. hens. They are produced 5,636,230 m/t and that will became 7.6% of world total.
India is one of the world’s top eggs producers and ranking 3rd behind China and the U.S. in 2011 (FAOSTAT in tons). Egg production is reached 65,480 million eggs in 2011-12 that increase 4% from the previous year. The export of eggs from India is dismal and inconsistent because the increasing population of India and also increasing acceptance huge amount of eggs in the diet of all people. Eggs are included in midday meal schemes for schoolchildren and hospitals, which is also increasing the consumption of eggs. India produced almost 3,835,205 m/t eggs and that will become 5.1% of world total.
Japan is one of the world’s top eggs producers and ranking fourth behind China, U.S and India in 2011 (FAOSTAT in tons). Japan’s egg production has increased, nearly doubling from 1961 to 2001. The eggs are also known as Kometsuya it is a combination of Japanese words “kome” (rice) and “tsuya” (luster). They has set an aggressive production target of 1.1 million tons of rice by 2025, up from 110,000 tons has already produced in 2013. they produce 2,521,974 m/t eggs that will become 3.4% of world total.
Mexico is a country between the U.S. and Central America and it is one of worlds top egg producers in the world and also the number one egg consumer in the world. The state of Jalisco produces almost 55 per cent of the table eggs in México, Puebla is the second largest egg producing region, accounting for 17 per cent and followed by Sonora with eight per cent. They produce 2,516,094 m/t eggs and that will became 3.4% of world total.