olive oil prices

Sep. 22, 2022

Rising Prices Expose Untapped Potential for Tunisian Exports

Rising olive oil prices at origins have seen Tunisian exports increase in value by one-third in the past year, even as volumes dipped.

Sep. 19, 2022

In Spain, Olive Oil Sales Rise with Margins Along Production Chain

Olive oil sales were 28 percent higher in August 2022 than the previous year. Prices are also rising at origin for producers.

Sep. 13, 2022

Ahead of the Harvest, Olive Oil Production Costs Keep Rising

The energy crisis will dramatically raise the cost of doing business for millers. However, they will not be able to pass those increases along to consumers.

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Sep. 8, 2022

Olive Oil Prices Rising Worldwide

From Greece to California, producers are raising prices as a result of inflation and expectations of a poor 2022/23 crop year.

Sep. 6, 2022

Rainfall Will Dictate the Upcoming Harvest in Croatia

Rain or the lack thereof will decide how the olive growing season will go in Croatia, and whether oil prices will rise.

Aug. 16, 2022

Challenges Abound for Spain’s Olive Oil Producers

High prices have buoyed the sector for much of the past year and a half, but rising production costs and persistent drought mean significant challenges lie ahead.

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Apr. 26, 2022

A Bittersweet Harvest Season for Greek Producers

Olive oil of high quality, medium quantity and average prices with increased production costs amid adverse weather were the main characteristics of the harvesting season in Greece.

Apr. 11, 2022

Olive Oil Sales and Exports on the Rise in Tunisia and Spain

Olive oil prices are also rising in both countries but producers are not always seeing the benefit.

Apr. 6, 2022

Rising Sunflower Oil Prices Present Opportunities and Challenges in Spain

Some industry officials believe the country’s surplus of olive oil will alleviate the rising prices of sunflower oil.

Apr. 5, 2022

Transportation Strikes in Spain Lead to Decrease in Olive Oil Exports

Officials warned that the latest setback for the sector may cause irreversible damage and lead to permanent market share loss in some key destinations.

Jan. 21, 2022

Production Costs Set for Steep Rise in Italy

Producers associations warn production costs could increase by 12 percent in 2022, fueled by rising energy prices and raw material costs.

Jan. 17, 2022

After Big Gains, Spanish Olive Oil Prices Begin Year Steady

Growing consumption outside of the Mediterranean basin coupled with a strong 2021 harvest in Spain and weaker harvests elsewhere saw prices rise €3.00 per liter.

Dec. 29, 2021

Italy Implements European Law Prohibiting Sale of EVOO Below Cost

A senior official at Assitol said the law is needed to protect small producers and growers from unsustainable business practices.

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May. 6, 2021

Lower Yields in Tunisia Push Prices Higher

The growth in packaged olive oil exports has helped fuel the increase in prices per unit.

May. 3, 2021

Greek Producers Await Reopening of Restaurants, Tourism

Industry professionals believe that the reopening of the food businesses could put the stagnant market back in motion.

Apr. 22, 2021

Producers Puzzled by Turkish Ban on Bulk Olive Oil Exports

In a season where 220,000 tons were produced, Turkey has stopped bulk olive oil exports until the end of next October.

Apr. 16, 2021

Olive Oil Prices Hit Two-Year High in Spain

The suspension of U.S. tariffs and global consumption outpacing production contributed to EVOO prices exceeding €3.00 for the first time in three years.

Mar. 4, 2021

Exports and Prices Are Looking Up in Greece

The limited supply of extra virgin olive oil in Europe has created the conditions for an upward trend in producer prices in Greece following an uptick in exports.

Feb. 24, 2021

Hardships in Lebanon Shift Focus to Exports

A devaluing local currency coupled with the scarcity of hard currencies has made production more expensive. Producers are turning to exports as a solution.

Jan. 15, 2021

Apulian Producers Call for More Government Support for Olive Oil Sector

Olive oil prices in Puglia continue to slide despite lower production in 2020. Coldiretti believes the government must do more.

Nov. 18, 2020

Second Wave of Covid Hampers Harvest in Greece

A newly-imposed lockdown has brought Greece to a standstill and created a logistical nightmare for olive growers. Some health experts believe the start of the harvest is partly responsible for the spread of the virus.

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