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World Olive Oil Consumption Increased by 73 Percent Over a Generation

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.

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.

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).

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.
Special Report

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.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

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.