VN Dalmia

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.

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.
Special Report

VN Dalmia Offers an Olive Oil Reality Check

"We should not waste time criticizing different grades of olive oil. Olive oil purists, in their zeal to promote extra virgin, miss the point," says VN Dalmia, chief executive of India's Dalmia Continental.

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."
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

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.