India

Sep. 10, 2019

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.

Aug. 26, 2019

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.

Apr. 2, 2019

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.

Apr. 30, 2018

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.

Apr. 3, 2018

India Increases Duties on Olive Oil Again

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

May. 30, 2017

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.

Aug. 6, 2015

India Says it Will Expand Olive Oil Production

Committing to a larger investment in the crop, the state government will increase the amount of land dedicated to olive tree cultivation.

May. 7, 2015

Rajasthan Studies Viability of Olive Leaf Tea

The government of the Indian state of Rajasthan is exploring the possibility of producing tea with the leaves of the olive tree.

Feb. 25, 2015

Spanish Olive Oil Campaign Underway in India

With the slogan “Join the Olive Oil Revolution,” the campaign’s message to the Indian public is that olive oil is healthy and suitable for Indian cuisine.

Feb. 9, 2015

Turkish Olive Oil's Indian Ambitions

A Turkish delegation took part in Food Hospitality World in Mumbai to develop the potential of this new market. The goal of Turkey is to take the 25% of olive oil imports market share in the Asian country.

Jan. 15, 2015

Indian Importers Face Higher Duties

The higher tariffs following poor olive harvests in Spain and Italy paint a dire picture for importers and consumers who can expect higher retail prices.

Sep. 25, 2014

Indian Olive Oil Market on the Rise

The Embassy of Spain in New Delhi says India’s olive oil market will rise at a steady pace of 25 percent.

Aug. 19, 2014

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.

Sep. 11, 2012

Indian Olive Oil Market Forecast Released

A new report titled “Indian Olive Oil Market Forecast to 2017” provides information and insights for olive oil producers and exporters.

Sep. 5, 2012

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.

Aug. 13, 2012

India’s Olive Oil Imports Up By Half

India’s olive oil imports increased by 49 percent in 2011, with the lowest edible grade accounting for most of the growth.

Aug. 8, 2012

New Olive Oil Brands Find Space in Indian Edible Oils Market

Leading global and domestic olive oil brands are aiming for a larger slice of the edible oil market in India as demand, while still relatively small, shows promise.

Jul. 30, 2012

Signs Point to More Olive Oil in India

The consumption patterns in the food and beverages segment in the Indian market show a growing trend in favor of healthier products, including olive oil.

May. 11, 2012

India's New Olive Oil Sector

1.2 billion Indians are beginning to learn about olive oil, and new plantations in Rajasthan and Gujarat are showing real promise. India is now entering into real olive oil production.

Jan. 25, 2012

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.

Jan. 20, 2012

Dalmia-Funded Study Finds Indians Could Benefit by Using Olive Pomace Oil

A new study showed that participants who used olive pomace and canola oils had a decrease in body weight, waist circumference, lipids in the blood, and liver fat.

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