United States olive oil consumption

U.S. Olive Oil Imports on Record-Setting Pace

The U.S. imported 306,844 tons of olive oil during the first 11 months of the 2015/2016 harvest season and, for the first time, more of it was from Spain than Italy.

Spain Surpasses Italy as Top Olive Oil Exporter to U.S.

After a lot of hard work, Spanish olive oil exports to the United States have surpassed Italian exports for the first semester. But it's too soon to call it an ongoing trend.
Special Report

Drop in Olive Oil Consumption in Europe Blamed on Harvest Woes, Higher Prices

In the latest report by the International Olive Council, recent poor harvests in Italy and Spain, have led to a drop in olive oil consumption.

World Olive Oil Consumption Increased by 73 Percent Over a Generation

Global olive oil usage has increased by 73 percent over the last 25 years according to an analysis by the Italian farmer's group Coldiretti.
Olive Oil Times Special

Olive Oil Consumption in Italy Slides to 25-Year Low

Italy and Spain are neck and neck for the top spot in total olive oil consumption, according to a report today by the International Olive Council.

Spain Dominates Booming American Market for Bulk Olive Oil

Bulk olive oil imports are replacing prepackaged shipments, according to figures released today by the International Olive Council (IOC).
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Last Year’s Huge Spanish Crop Led to Higher U.S. Imports in Latest Tally

Imports to the U.S. rose last season due to the strong output by Spain, which challenged Italy as America's leading olive oil supplier.

Olive Council Warns of ‘Standstill’ if Prices Get Too High

Jean-Louis Barjol answered questions at the University of Jaén concerning a potential slowdown in olive oil consumption.