olive oil consumption / page 6


Jul. 8, 2014

Survey Finds Consumers Both Enthused, and Confused, About Olive Oil

Americans use olive oil a lot once they start, but myths persist and they still find choosing an olive oil confusing, a survey found.

Jul. 1, 2014

Olive Oil Needs A Pitchman

At the Fancy Food Show in New York, the International Olive Council wasted yet another opportunity to do something that mattered.

Apr. 28, 2014

Increase in Virgin Olive Oil Consumption in Spain

Consumption of sunflower oil rose 9.7 percent last year but olive oil remains by far the most popular in Spanish households.

Oct. 8, 2013

Organic Olive Oil Leads Category in Germany

German consumers are demanding more information on the qualities, and origins of olive oils, according to Spain’s ICEX.

Sep. 12, 2013

Reports of Curtailed Olive Oil Consumption May Be Less True in Greece

As many are switching to cheaper vegetable oils due to the economy, Greek olive oil industry experts say it's different here.

Jun. 26, 2013

Olive Oil Industry Megatrends

Simon Field looks at some global trends to consider when planning to sustain and grow olive oil enterprises.

Jun. 7, 2013

U.S. Continues to Dominate World Olive Oil Imports

The United States took in 40 percent of global olive oil imports in the first six months of this season, according to recent IOC figures.

Jun. 6, 2013

Greeks Still World's Top Olive Oil Guzzlers

Greeks still leads the world in per capita olive oil consumption, according to recent figures from the European Commission.

May. 7, 2013

Where Olive Oil Demand is Waxing and Waning

The spectacular surge in demand for olive oil in emerging markets will endure largely driven by health interests, a Rabobank report says.

Mar. 11, 2013

World Olive Oil Production Drops by a Quarter, Council Predicts

The forecast for this season's olive oil output has been lowered amid evidence the Spanish harvest will be even lower than expected.

Jan. 30, 2013

Olive Oil Production and Consumption Down in Spain

First quarter olive oil production in Spain is down by more than a half, and domestic consumption has also fallen, the latest figures show.

Jan. 18, 2013

U.S. Olive Oil Consumption Up 9 Percent in Latest Figures

Olive oil imports increased 38 percent in China, 21 percent in Japan, and 9 percent in both the United States and Brazil.

Jan. 9, 2013

An Olive Tree for Every Home in La Rioja, Argentina

La Rioja, Argentina has implemented a program to provide each family in the region with their own olive tree plant.

Dec. 6, 2012

Council Predicts Dip in Olive Oil Consumption

The International Olive Council predicts a 5 percent drop in olive oil consumption, and a nearly 20 percent drop in production, for 2012/13.

Dec. 1, 2012

Production Up, Consumption Down in Greece

Nevermind an increase in local olive oil production, Greek consumers are being forced to find cheaper alternatives.

Nov. 12, 2012

Dalmia Cites India's Growing Demand for Olive Oil

India’s olive oil imports might rise by 45 percent, but it's still an incredibly small amount for one and a quarter billion people.

Nov. 5, 2012

Call to Promote Olive Oil in Europe's Schools

European schoolchildren could be given subsidized olive oil if a proposal from Spanish Members of the European Parliament goes ahead.

Oct. 14, 2012

In Argentina, a Push to Make Olive Oil a 'National Food'

A proposed campaign aims to boost domestic sales, stimulate production and change the perception of olive oil among Argentine consumers.