India’s Changing Views On Olive Oil

Rajneesh Bhasin, the president of the Indian Olive Association and managing director of Borges India, discusses the fast-changing dynamics of the Indian olive oil market.

Indian Olive Association Meets in New Delhi

IOA President VN Dalmia said India’s olive oil imports had grown by nearly 40 percent from 5,000 tons in 2010-11 to 6,900 tons in 2011-12.
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Optimism Abounds at Indian Olive Association Meeting

Ambassadors of Spain, Italy, Portugal, Syria and Jordan were the honored guests at the annual meeting of the Indian Olive Association in New Delhi last week.

Star Fine Foods Launches California-Grown EVOO

Star, a division of Spanish food giant Borges Mediterranean Group, has launched its first grown-in-California olive oil -- using a blend of Arbequina, Arbosana, and Koroneiki olives grown in the Central Valley.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

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.
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Spanish Olive Oil Giant Sets Up Shop in India

Borges will concentrate on its three ranges of olive oil — extra virgin, light and pure categories — targeting the markets in Delhi, Mumbai, Banglore, Hydrabad, Chennai and Pune.