Mar. 17, 2021
Spain, Italy and Greece remain the largest per-capita consumers worldwide, while imports to the United States, Japan and Canada show an upturn.
Mar. 5, 2021
Trends seen at America’s fourth-largest retailer may predict where the olive oil sector is going.
Feb. 16, 2021
Consumption and production are on the rise in Asia's two largest economies. Consumers still prefer imported brands to domestic ones.
Feb. 10, 2021
Consumption edged upward in 2020, according to an industry group as production in the 2020/21 crop year turned out to be lower than initial estimates.
Jan. 15, 2021
The International Olive Council says it will embark on a study to better understand consumption trends around the world.
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.
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.
Mar. 12, 2018
The established position of conventional extra virgin olive oil in Spain leaves little room for its organic version.
Mar. 9, 2016
In the latest report by the International Olive Council, recent poor harvests in Italy and Spain, have led to a drop in olive oil consumption.
Mar. 2, 2016
Global olive oil usage has increased by 73 percent over the last 25 years according to an analysis by the Italian farmer's group Coldiretti.
Feb. 16, 2016
Studies show some promising results for a protective effect against coronary artery disease with exclusive olive oil consumption.