India

India Set to Launch its Own Olive Oil Brand

The Indian state of Rajasthan is set to launch its own brand of olive oil under the name “Raj Olive Oil,” the first Indian olive oil produced within the country.

India’s Olive Oil Imports Expected to Rise 20 Percent

India's imports of olive oil are expected to rise by 20 percent to 13,500 tons according to the Indian Olive Association. Most of it will come from Spain.
Special Report

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.

India Says it Will Expand Olive Oil Production

Committing to a larger investment in the crop, the state government will increase the amount of land dedicated to olive tree cultivation.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.
Special Report

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.