Mexicans don't consider rice a staple like these other countries.
It helps that more total rain falls on Brazil than any other country.
Looks like roughly 600 million tonnes, so 600 billion kilograms, with about 6.7 billion people.
So thats about 100kgs a year for every man woman and child on earth.
I wonder why Russia, Mongolia, DPRK/ROK, and the central -stans, don't make the list? Lack of population? Preference for wheat, or maybe it/others are more profitable to export?
Looks like Pakistan relies on wheat. Also sugarcane.
"Pakistan's largest food crop is wheat. As of 2018, According to ministry of agriculture,,, Pakistan wheat output reached 26.3 million tonnes. In 2005, Pakistan produced 21,591,400 metric tons of wheat, more than all of Africa (20,304,585 metric tons) and nearly as much as all of South America (24,557,784 metric tons), according to the FAO. The country had harvested more than 25 to 23 million tons of wheat in 2012."
Russia and Mongolia aren't big rice eaters and their lands are dry or too cold for too long in the year. Central Asia is wheat country. Also small land and population and many are mountainous.
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