Sugar cane is the most produced food commodity in the world followed by corn and rice.

The world produces 8.9 billions tons of food commodites (top 50).

Sugar cane accounts for roughly 21% of the food commodities produced in the world (top 50).

Beef is the 27 most produced food commodity in the world.

 
Total Production 8,889,349,773
Rank Commodity Tonnes % Of Total
1 Sugar cane 1,898,206,534 21.35%
2 Corn 1,017,536,854 11.45%
3 Rice 738,064,040 8.30%
4 Wheat 711,142,394 8.00%
5 Milk, Cow 635,575,895 7.15%
6 Potatoes 374,463,885 4.21%
7 Vegetables, fresh 279,740,040 3.15%
8 Soybeans 278,092,981 3.13%
9 Cassava 263,314,862 2.96%
10 Sugar beet 247,382,251 2.78%
11 Tomatoes 163,434,041 1.84%
12 Barley 143,600,051 1.62%
13 Pork 112,333,009 1.26%
14 Watermelons 108,932,567 1.23%
15 Bananas 105,956,705 1.19%
16 Sweet potatoes 102,697,894 1.16%
17 Milk, buffalo 102,041,460 1.15%
18 Chicken 96,337,658 1.08%
19 Onions, dry 84,758,191 0.95%
20 Apples 80,822,521 0.91%
21 Grapes 77,181,122 0.87%
22 Rapeseed 72,844,046 0.82%
23 Cabbages 71,434,080 0.80%
24 Cucumbers 71,333,413 0.80%
25 Oranges 71,305,973 0.80%
26 Eggs, hen 68,262,486 0.77%
27 Beef 63,361,528 0.71%
28 Coconuts 62,185,313 0.70%
29 Yams 57,578,754 0.65%
30 Sorghum 55,481,369 0.62%
31 Oil, palm 55,139,105 0.62%
32 Eggplants 49,339,734 0.56%
33 Cottonseed 45,459,002 0.51%
34 Sunflower seed 44,465,595 0.50%
35 Groundnuts 42,845,856 0.48%
36 Mangoes 42,663,770 0.48%
37 Plantains 37,877,805 0.43%
38 Carrots 37,209,470 0.42%
39 Fruit, fresh 32,994,326 0.37%
40 Chillies 31,116,944 0.35%
41 Melons 29,394,542 0.33%
42 Tangerines 28,666,714 0.32%
43 Pears 25,203,754 0.28%
44 Lettuce 24,896,116 0.28%
45 Pineapples 24,778,262 0.28%
46 Millet 24,683,455 0.28%
47 Pumpkins 24,609,859 0.28%
48 Cotton lint 24,526,551 0.28%
49 Garlic 24,195,663 0.27%
50 Oats 23,881,333 0.27%
Source:  FAOSTAT 2013 (tons)