Of the five largest melon exporters, which ranked by export volume are Guatemala, Spain, Honduras, the United States and Brazil, only the latter competes with Spain, although with much smaller volumes.
Total world exports of melon in 2014 amounted to 2,332.61 million kilos. With a combined total of 1,069.17 million kilos, the three largest exporters are Guatemala, Honduras and Spain, which together account for 45.83 percent of the world’s total exports made that year.
As pointed out above, the region of Murcia, with 209.81 million kilos of melons exported in 2014, accounts for 51.92 percent of all Spanish exports.
Contributed By Sonia Narula