India

Deoleo Campaign Features a Taste Test by Indian Grandmothers

While the women were quick to comment on the lack of salt and use of spices, none noticed olive oil had replaced fats traditionally used in Indian cuisines.

In Rajasthan, Plans to Introduce Wine Made From Olive Leaves

Indian olive entrepreneurs plan to produce what may be the world's first olive wine in Rajasthan.
Special Report

The Indian Olive Oil Market Shows Potential, but Comes at a Price

Spain is well-positioned to capitalize on the growing market for olive oil in India. High tariffs on imported olive oils, however, present a major hurdle for Spanish producers.

Is India Poised for an Edible Oils Revolution?

Globalization and digital connectivity have seen a shift in the mindset of urban India, promoting healthy eating and a balanced diet.
Olive Oil Times Special

India Increases Duties on Olive Oil Again

The Indian government continues its trend of raising import duty rates on olive oil.

Researchers Develop High-Oleic Safflower Strain

Researchers from Hyderabad's Indian Council of Agriculture Research and Institute of Oilseeds Research have cultivated three non-genetically modified varieties of safflowers with an oleic content comparable to olive oil.
Special Report

Olive Tea Manufacturing Plant to Open in India

Rajasthan’s new olive leaf tea plant is a collaboration between the Rajasthan Government and a private company.

How Olive Oil Can Help Fight India’s Deadly Trend

Hydroxytyrosol's potential in preventing mercury-related cytotoxicity may make olive oil an excellent nutritional resource to help combat a growing health crisis in India, research shows.