Articles about India Rajasthan Studies Viability of Olive Leaf Tea The government of the Indian state of Rajasthan is exploring the possibility of producing tea with the leaves of the olive tree. Spanish Olive Oil Campaign Underway in India With the slogan “Join the Olive Oil Revolution,” the campaign’s message to the Indian public is that olive oil is healthy and suitable for Indian cuisine. Turkish Olive Oil’s Indian Ambitions A Turkish delegation took part in Food Hospitality World in Mumbai to develop the potential of this new market. The goal of Turkey is to take the 25% of olive oil imports market share in the Asian country. Indian Importers Face Higher Duties The higher tariffs following poor olive harvests in Spain and Italy paint a dire picture for importers and consumers who can expect higher retail prices. Indian Olive Oil Market on the Rise The Embassy of Spain in New Delhi says India’s olive oil market will rise at a steady pace of 25 percent. Olive Oil and Rice Bran Oil Compete for Indian Markets As olive oil becomes more affordable within Indian population, rice bran oil, a popular staple, faces increasing competition. India Blocks European Olive Oil After EU Bans its Mangoes, MEP Claims India has blocked arrivals of European foods after its mangoes were banned over quality concerns, Italian politician Mara Bizzotto claims. Dalmia Sells Olive Oil Business to Cargill The sale marks the end of the tumultuous campaign by an Indian industrialist to popularize olive oil in a market reluctant to change. Experts Skeptical of Dalmia’s Pomace Oil ‘Discovery’ With one sample, the Indian Olive Association's asserted "the humble olive pomace oil contains generous quantities of antioxidants." Olive Council to Probe Discrepancy in Import Data for India The International Olive Council is investigating why its data differs from Indian Olive Association figures. Growing Thirst for Olive Oil in Japan and India The pace with which olive oil demand is rising in Japan is outstripping even that of China, according to recent IOC figures. India’s Agribusiness Experiment with Israel Farmers in Rajasthan, in the western border in India, are taking a leap to produce olives with the help of Israeli agribusiness expertise. © 2015 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.