Hungary EU's largest horseradish producer

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Hungary is the European Union's biggest producer of horseradish, harvesting more than 12,000 tonnes last year, close to half of the EU total, the Hungarian Agriculture Chamber said.

According to agroinform.hu, almost all of the horseradish in Hungary is grown in an area in Hajdu-Bihar County, in the east of the country.

The labor-intensive crop provides a livelihood for "several hundred" families, the chamber said.

The biggest export markets for Hungarian horseradish are the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, and the United Kingdom.

Horseradish is native to Hungary.

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