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Sep. 5, 2012

Indian Government Gets Into the Olive Oil Business

An Indian government-owned edible oil brand plans to import olive oil from Italy and Spain for wide distribution at affordable prices in the Indian rural and urban markets.

Aug. 13, 2012

India’s Olive Oil Imports Up By Half

India’s olive oil imports increased by 49 percent in 2011, with the lowest edible grade accounting for most of the growth.

Aug. 8, 2012

New Olive Oil Brands Find Space in Indian Edible Oils Market

Leading global and domestic olive oil brands are aiming for a larger slice of the edible oil market in India as demand, while still relatively small, shows promise.

Nov. 1, 2011

India's Leonardo Olive Oil Unveils New 'Go Indiano' Campaign

Dalmia Continental’s flagship brand Leonardo Olive Oil has launched a new, high-decibel advertising campaign for the festive season in India with the slogan "Go Indiano."

Oct. 5, 2011

Indian Delegation Visits Spanish Producers

A high profile Indian delegation of 12 professionals from the food and beverages industry visited Spain to explore import opportunities for the Indian market.

Sep. 23, 2011

Dalmia Tries Simplified Olive Oil Labels in India

Leonardo olive pomace oil is ideally suited for everyday Indian cooking and frying, according to its new label which now includes a prominent image of a traditional Indian food platter.

Aug. 12, 2011

Borges Plans $2.7M Campaign to Promote Olive Oil in India

Borges Mediterranean Food Products, one of the largest producers of olive oil in the world, is stepping up its marketing efforts in India with a major advertising campaign.

May. 18, 2011

Olive Oil Production in China Grows, But Not Like Imports

China is taking a great leap forward with its olive and olive oil production and Spain is being urged to get onboard or see Italy or Israel take the lead.

Mar. 22, 2011

Spain Pulls Ahead in Olive Oil Sales to China

The battle for dominance within China’s olive oil market is still very much underway but Spanish producers are now said to be pushing ahead.

Mar. 1, 2011

Turkish Olive Oil Aims for Asia

Turkey is one of the producing countries that have embarked on an aggressive marketing campaign in the Asian region for the promotion of its olives and olive oil.

Feb. 24, 2011

Italian Olive Oil Raises Profile in India

Italian olive oil will be presented to Indian journalists, chefs, restaurateurs and buyers by UNAPROL, the organization of Italian producers.

Feb. 13, 2011

Q&A with Rajneesh Bhasin, Borges Group

Borges Group, India director Rajneesh Bhasin has long-term plans for India with on-ground campaigns, online and other media initiatives, and a foray into olive cultivation.

Jan. 31, 2011

China Lightens Spanish Olive Oil Stock with $9 Million Order

Chinese vice premier Li Keqiang‘s visit to Spain resulted in a $7.5 billion trade agreement that includes a nine million dollar purchase of Spanish olive oil stock.

Dec. 20, 2010

Olive Oil Campaigns in India

Olive oil is being aggressively promoted in India with campaigns by the International Olive Council and major olive oil producers.

Oct. 12, 2010

Spanish Olive Oil Continues Push into China

A recent study found that 82% of olive oil sold in China is labeled extra virgin, with Spain providing nearly half of the olive oil consumed in the huge emerging market.

Aug. 12, 2010

Andalucían Olive Oil Producer Courts Booming Chinese Market

The Andalucían ministry hopes to facilitate the introduction of Spanish olive oil brands that have yet to penetrate the Chinese market as well as consolidate the position of existing brands there.

Aug. 2, 2010

Grupo SOS Signs Distribution Deal in Japan for Bertolli Olive Oil

Grupo SOS is optimistic about its already strong olive oil business in Japan and the company has forecast a 5 percent market share increase in the next decade.

Jul. 16, 2010

Interview with VN Dalmia, Indian Olive Association

With the national health situation in a state of emergency, the president of India's olive association prepares for the "trickle down" of olive oil usage from the market's high end.