United States olive oil consumption

Jul. 25, 2019

U.S. and E.U. Olive Oil Sectors Anxiously Await Trade Ruling

The imposition of tariffs on European Union olive oil exports to the United States would hurt farmers, raise prices in America and be difficult to undo.

Jul. 11, 2019

Reimagining Olive Oil for Millennials

Olive oil has been used for generations, but two brands are interpreting the food for young buyers looking to purchase simple, honest products in and out of the kitchen.

Jun. 27, 2018

Mediterranean Diet Could Save U.S. Economy Billions

A new study has shown the cost-effectiveness of the Mediterranean diet.

May. 9, 2018

World Olive Oil Consumption Hasn't Risen Since 2003, Even With 1B More People

Countless studies have proved the health benefits of olive oil. Why are we consuming less today than we did 14 years ago?

Jan. 22, 2018

Simplifying Science is the Goal of New U.S. Marketing Campaign

At a California conference, the International Olive Council laid out its plan to translate the wealth of proven health benefits to growing consumer consumption.

Mar. 1, 2017

Is a Perfect Storm Brewing for California's Olive Oil Industry?

Headwinds for Europe's olive oil market appear to bode well for California's growing industry.

Mar. 9, 2015

Olive Oil Consumption in Italy Slides to 25-Year Low

Italy and Spain are neck and neck for the top spot in total olive oil consumption, according to a report today by the International Olive Council.

Feb. 10, 2015

Spain Dominates Booming American Market for Bulk Olive Oil

Bulk olive oil imports are replacing prepackaged shipments, according to figures released today by the International Olive Council (IOC).

Jan. 16, 2015

Last Year's Huge Spanish Crop Led to Higher U.S. Imports in Latest Tally

Imports to the U.S. rose last season due to the strong output by Spain, which challenged Italy as America's leading olive oil supplier.

Oct. 1, 2014

Olive Council Warns of 'Standstill' if Prices Get Too High

Jean-Louis Barjol answered questions at the University of Jaén concerning a potential slowdown in olive oil consumption.

Sep. 9, 2014

U.S. Olive Oil Imports Bounce Back, Not So Much in China, Brazil

U.S. olive oil imports bounced back strongly, but the news is not as good in the other key markets of China and Brazil.

Sep. 2, 2014

Olive Oil Among Top Organic Imports in U.S.

Organic olive oil worth $166 million was imported by the United States last year, the first in which it was tracked by the USDA.

Aug. 21, 2014

Drought Just a Bump in the Road for California Olive Oil

Despite the long-lasting drought, domestic production is increasing as Americans become more educated about local olive oils.

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.

Apr. 12, 2013

Imports Up Sharply in Japan and China, Modest Gain in U.S.

Imports are up 31 percent in Japan, 24 percent in China, 15 percent in Canada and just 3 percent in the United States.

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.

Nov. 30, 2012

Spanish Olive Oil Tours American Cities

A campaign took to American cooking schools, restaurants and corporate dining rooms to demonstrate how to use Spanish olive oil.

Nov. 9, 2012

U.S. Olive Oil Imports Continue Steady Climb

Olive oil and olive pomace oil imports into the United States grew 7 percent this year, according to the latest Olive Council figures.

Nov. 7, 2012

California's 462,000-Acre 'Field of Dreams'

American olive oil producers and foreign suppliers are headed for a showdown. What's really at stake in the looming olive oil trade war?

Apr. 17, 2012

Barjol: Without U.S., We'd Be 'Drowning in a Sea of Olives'

“There’s a need here for us all to educate consumers about why a certain price needs to be paid for this product,” the IOC director said while attending the World Bulk Oil Exhibition in Madrid.

Mar. 9, 2012

U.S. Olive Oil Imports Climb with Help from Spain and Morocco

Italy and Turkey have lost ground to Spain, Morocco and Tunisia in the United States olive oil market, which has grown 11 percent in five years.

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