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.
Jun. 5, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture predicts that global olive oil production will fall by nearly three percent, to 3.03 million tons, in the 2020/21 crop year.
Jun. 3, 2020
While the data show that plant-based food sales in the United States grew by 90 percent over the same period last year, anecdotal evidence suggests olive oil sales grew with them.
Apr. 24, 2020
Domestic consumption has dried up as restaurants close and hotel rooms sit empty. Exports have also dropped as countries around the world cancel their orders for Portuguese oil.
Jul. 15, 2019
Olive oil consumption in Spain rose by more than three percent, the biggest increase since 2011. Falling prices and better education about extra virgin olive oil's health benefits are attributed to the increase.
Apr. 2, 2019
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.
Jan. 8, 2019
By 2030, the European Commission estimates that production and exports will rise from the major olive oil-producing EU countries, but consumption will sink as prices rise and lifestyles change.
Oct. 8, 2018
In its monthly newsletter, the International Olive Council released its preliminary data for the 2017/18 harvest season, which indicates increases in production, consumption and imports.
Dec. 8, 2014
The International Olive Council (IOC) reported an expected 38 percent drop in olive oil production and sharply higher prices for extra virgin olive oil.
Oct. 8, 2014
Spain will see its output drop by half this season, while Greece will double its output, according to latest estimates by the International Olive Council.
Oct. 1, 2014
Jean-Louis Barjol answered questions at the University of Jaén concerning a potential slowdown in olive oil consumption.
Jul. 8, 2014
Global sales of olive oil and olive pomace oil rallied in April, the International Olive Council says in its latest market newsletter.
Jul. 8, 2014
Americans use olive oil a lot once they start, but myths persist and they still find choosing an olive oil confusing, a survey found.