olive oil production

2015 Harvest

Course for Advanced Tasters at McEvoy Ranch

On February 8, noted researcher Agustí Romero will teach a course examining the causes of various olive oil attributes.

Jaén’s Olive Oil Production Falling Short of Forecast

With Andalusia 40 percent behind estimated production, ASAJA-Jaén expresses doubt about hitting the government’s forecast

Tunisia’s Output Drops from Last Year’s Record

Tunisia is reporting a sharp decline in olive oil production as early indications for 2015/16 reveal a 60 percent drop from last year's record harvest.

Spain’s Olive Oil Market Expected to Stabilize

Given low reserves from last season, Spain is set to meet demand with this year’s higher production.
Special Report

In Morocco, a Program to Improve Agricultural and Industrial Practices in the Olive Sector

Representing five percent of the country's gross domestic product, olive production is one of the focal points of the Green Morocco Project, or Plan Maroc Vert.

Global Olive Oil Consumption Slips 7 Percent

World consumption for the 2014/15 crop year was assessed at 2.85 million tons, while in Europe consumption fell by 11 percent to 1.5 million tons, accounting for most of the downturn.
Olive Oil Times Special

Harvest Will Not Recoup Low Stocks in Spain

A report by the USDA Global Agricultural Information Network estimates that production in Spain this season will not make up for the depleted stores.

Low Olive Oil Reserves Cast Shadow on Spain’s Increased Production

With an estimated 400,000-ton production increase over last year, limited reserves mean inventory will only increase by an estimated 80,000 tons.