In 2020, global production of lentils was 6.3 million tonnes, led by Canada with 33% and India with 25% of the world total. Saskatchewan is the most productive growing region in Canada, producing 95% of the national
total. In India, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh are the largest producers with both producing more than 70 percent of the total. Other major producers include West Bengal and Bihar. The United States was the third-leading country for lentil production in 2020, with the Palouse region of eastern Washington and the Idaho panhandle as the most productive state regions.