Aug. 12, 2021
Sammarinese consume an average of 22 kilograms of olive oil each year, or about a liter every two weeks.
Aug. 6, 2021
The European Commission expects olive oil exports to hit a record high in 2021. Growing demand, decreasing imports and a steady supply suggest prices will rise too.
Jul. 19, 2021
International Olive Council figures revealed a dip in global production, imports and exports, while consumption held.
May. 24, 2021
Increasing production paired with rising vegetable oil prices is also expected to yield record exports and olive oil consumption levels.
Apr. 20, 2021
The International Olive Council predicts that Australians will consume 51,000 tons of olive oil in the 2020/21 fiscal campaign ahead of what could be a record harvest for producers.
Jan. 15, 2021
The International Olive Council says it will embark on a study to better understand consumption trends around the world.
Dec. 8, 2020
With Spain set to formally introduce the controversial front-of-pack label system in the first months of 2021, producers worry Nutri-Score will only add to consumers' confusion about the health benefits of olive oil.
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.
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.
May. 9, 2018
Countless studies have proved the health benefits of olive oil. Why are we consuming less today than we did 14 years ago?
Mar. 12, 2018
The established position of conventional extra virgin olive oil in Spain leaves little room for its organic version.