Horticulture industry

The horticulture industry embraces the production, processing and shipping of and the market for fruits and vegetables. As such it is a sector of agribusiness and industrialized agriculture. Industrialized horticulture sometimes also includes the floriculture industry.
Among the most important fruits are:
Important vegetables include:
In 2013, the global fruit production was estimated at. Global vegetable production was estimated at with China and India being the two top producing countries.

Value chain

The horticultural value chain includes:


Horticultural input industries