2015 Olive Harvest

Jun. 6, 2016

World Olive Oil Production Exceeds 3.2M Tons

This year's total, estimated to exceed 3.225 million tons, will come close to the record 3.271 million tons produced in the 2013/2014 production season.

Feb. 24, 2016

Historic Olive Harvest Expected in Portugal

Portugal could produce an estimated 765,000 tons of olive this year, which would be the third largest harvest in the last 75 years,

Jan. 19, 2016

Jaén's Olive Oil Production Falling Short of Forecast

With Andalusia 40 percent behind estimated production, ASAJA-Jaén expresses doubt about hitting the government’s forecast

Dec. 18, 2015

Spain’s Olive Oil Market Expected to Stabilize

Given low reserves from last season, Spain is set to meet demand with this year’s higher production.

Dec. 14, 2015

Spain’s Express Harvest

A lack of rain and warm weather lead to a short harvest and potentially lower olive oil production levels.

Nov. 30, 2015

Low Olive Oil Reserves Cast Shadow on Spain’s Increased Production

With an estimated 400,000-ton production increase over last year, limited reserves mean inventory will only increase by an estimated 80,000 tons.

Oct. 15, 2015

California's Bumper Crop Might Not Yield the Oil Some Predicted

Producers caution it's too soon to say if the jump in fruit tonnage will yield the 4 million gallons predicted earlier.

Oct. 15, 2015

Syria Says it Will Produce More Olive Oil this Year than Ever Before

Despite a raging civil war that has forced half its population to flee their homes, Syria is saying this will be a banner year for olive oil production.

Sep. 9, 2015

This Year's Harvest Not as Bad as the Last One, Council Wagers

The IOC pegged production for the 2015/2016 harvest at “more than 2.5 million tons,” or, in other words, it won’t be the worst harvest in 15 years.

Aug. 5, 2015

Will the 2015 Olive Harvest Be a Good One?

It’s still early, but there is much speculation and anticipation about the upcoming olive harvest and its consequences for producers and consumers alike.

Jul. 21, 2015

As California Grapples with Water Shortage, Olive Oil Producers See an 'Up Year'

Despite a wrenching drought and a widening debate over California's water supply, forecasts for the 2015 olive harvest are surprisingly upbeat.