The United States is the largest producer of fruit and vegetables in the world, followed by China. The United States produces more than twice as much fruit and vegetables as China, which is the second largest producer. The United States also has a large trade surplus in fruit and vegetables, exporting more than it imports.
Fruit and vegetable production in the United States is highly diversified, with many different types of fruits and vegetables being produced in all 50 states. California accounts for a large share of U.S. fruit and vegetable production, growing more than half of all fruits and vegetables grown in the United States. Other major producing states include Florida, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, Texas, Michigan, New York, Georgia
The United States exports a significant amount of its fruit and vegetable production to other countries around the world. Canada is the largest importer of U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables followed by Mexico
and Japan. Europe as a whole imports a significant amount of U.S.-grown produce as well