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Top 5 Cocoa Producing States In India

by aditya abhishek


Cocoa is cultivated worldwide on a large scale for getting cocoa beans. These beans are processed to make cocoa powder and yummy chocolates. 

World Production

According to an estimate world's total cocoa production is about 5,757,953 tonnes. African countries contribute 68% of the world's total cocoa production.

India's Production

India is the 16th largest cocoa-producing country in the world. Around 28,300 tonnes of cocoa was produced in India from 2021 to 2022. 


Telangana is the fifth-largest cocoa-producing state in India. However, the exact amount of cocoa production is not clear as it is being produced on a very small scale. 

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is the fourth-largest cocoa-producing state in India. Around 2,900 tonnes of cocoa (Contribution: 10.25%) was produced in Tamil Nadu from 2021 to 2022. 


Karnataka is the third-largest cocoa-producing state in India. Around 3,900 tonnes of cocoa (Contribution: 13.78%) was produced in Karnataka from 2021 to 2022. 


Kerala is the second-largest cocoa-producing state in India. Around 10,100 tonnes of cocoa (Contribution: 35.69%) was produced in Kerala from 2021 to 2022. 

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is the largest cocoa-producing state in India. Around 11,400 tonnes of cocoa (Contribution: 40.28%) was produced in Andhra Pradesh from 2021 to 2022. 

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