The Indian State Gujarat ranks 4th
in the country with respect to potato production.
The five year average potato production in Gujarat (2012-2016) was 3,015,680 tonnes, accounting for 6.64 percent of the overall potato production in India in this period.
Gujarat has a relatively strong focus on potato processing, with processing factories of McCain Foods (India) Pvt Ltd (french fries)
, Balaji Wafers (chips and snacks)
, Iscon Balaji Foods (dehydrated potato products)
and several others (Check the "Companies" section at the top).
As a result of increased demand from the Potato Proccessing Companies, potato cultivation in Gujarat experiences significant growth: by season 2017 (2017-2018) potato production was up to almost 8 percent of India.