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Olive Oil and Rice Bran Oil Compete for Indian Markets

As olive oil becomes more affordable within Indian population, rice bran oil, a popular staple, faces increasing competition.

Dalmia Sells Olive Oil Business to Cargill

The sale marks the end of the tumultuous campaign by an Indian industrialist to popularize olive oil in a market reluctant to change.
Special Report

Experts Skeptical of Dalmia’s Pomace Oil ‘Discovery’

With one sample, the Indian Olive Association's asserted "the humble olive pomace oil contains generous quantities of antioxidants."

Indian Olive Association Objects to Proposed Standards

IOA objected to the mismatch between the standards proposed by FSSAI and those established by Codex and the International Olive Council.
Olive Oil Times Special

Dalmia Cites India’s Growing Demand for Olive Oil

India’s olive oil imports might rise by 45 percent, but it's still an incredibly small amount for one and a quarter billion people.

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.
Special Report

Italy’s Nicola Pantaleo Buys Stake in Indian Olive Oil Company

The deal gives the Italian olive oil producer a 27 percent stake in India's leading distributor, Dalmia Continental.

Indian Pomace Oil Brand Responds to Complaint on Health Claims

Dalmia Global, marketer of the Leonardo brand of olive pomace oil, responded to complaints of making false health claims in its advertising.