May. 23, 2022
The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects olive oil consumption, exports, imports and ensign stocks to decrease as well.
May. 20, 2022
Italians intend to cope with the rising inflation by cutting other expenditures instead.
May. 4, 2022
Despite the war in Ukraine, olive oil prices are expected to remain steady. E.U.production and consumption will rise. Exports will fall.
May. 3, 2022
Officials and olive oil professionals on the island want to encourage food entrepreneurs to use locally-produced olive oil in taverns, restaurants and hotels.
Apr. 6, 2022
One survey suggests people are consuming less and looking for cheaper alternatives. However, sustainability and the environment remain relevant values for consumers.
Mar. 23, 2022
For the third consecutive year, the world consumed more olive oil than it produced. The IOC said this demonstrates a fundamental shift in consumer values.
Dec. 16, 2021
Production and exports are expected to surge in Spain and Portugal. Italy will see modest production gains and fewer imports. Production in Greece is projected to fall.
Dec. 15, 2021
Despite positive trade news, climate change and declining consumption present challenges for the sector in the coming decade.
Oct. 20, 2021
The latest short-term projections show limited growth in exports and steady production. While olive oil prices rose last year, so did production costs.
Oct. 19, 2021
Spain is expected to produce about 1.3 million tons of olive oil in the 2021/22 crop year. Poor weather conditions in Andalusia are largely to blame.
Oct. 6, 2021
Researchers found that the Nutri-Score label allowed consumers to correctly identify olive oil as the healthiest option among eight vegetable oils.
Oct. 1, 2021
Italian farmers’ association Coldiretti said an increasing appetite for the Mediterranean diet was fueling exports, but warned a new labeling program could lead to setbacks.
Sep. 17, 2021
While most consumers opt for filtered olive oil, there are some who still prefer the cloudy look. Which is better?
Nov. 11, 2020
Olive oil consumption was 20 percent higher during the four-month-long state of alarm than it was before or after the emergency declaration, a government report found.
Oct. 27, 2020
Consumption is projected to reach 3.14 million tons while production slips in the 2020 campaign, finally reversing the downward price trends.
Oct. 15, 2020
A survey showed that 80 percent of Italians habitually buy extra virgin olive oil. Strong domestic consumption paired with poor harvests in Europe could lead to a rebound in prices.
Oct. 6, 2020
The E.U. also expects record-high imports in the 2019/20 crop year.
Oct. 1, 2020
While demand for extra virgin rose, the appetite in Spain for the lower grades has dried up.
Jul. 10, 2020
The European Commission estimates production will rise to 2.3 million tons in the coming crop year.
Jul. 7, 2020
The increase in olive oil consumption is partially due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has led consumers to change their eating priorities.