VN Dalmia

Aug. 19, 2014

Olive Oil and Rice Bran Oil Compete for Indian Markets

As olive oil becomes more affordable within Indian population, rice bran oil, a popular staple, faces increasing competition.

Feb. 10, 2014

Dalmia Sells Olive Oil Business to Cargill

The sale marks the end of the tumultuous campaign by an Indian industrialist to popularize olive oil in a market reluctant to change.

Aug. 9, 2013

Experts Skeptical of Dalmia's Pomace Oil 'Discovery'

With one sample, the Indian Olive Association's asserted "the humble olive pomace oil contains generous quantities of antioxidants."

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Jan. 7, 2013

Indian Olive Association Objects to Proposed Standards

IOA objected to the mismatch between the standards proposed by FSSAI and those established by Codex and the International Olive Council.

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. 3, 2012

Indian Olive Association Meets in New Delhi

IOA President VN Dalmia said India’s olive oil imports had grown by nearly 40 percent from 5,000 tons in 2010-11 to 6,900 tons in 2011-12.

Nov. 1, 2011

India's Leonardo Olive Oil Unveils New 'Go Indiano' Campaign

Dalmia Continental’s flagship brand Leonardo Olive Oil has launched a new, high-decibel advertising campaign for the festive season in India with the slogan "Go Indiano."

Sep. 23, 2011

Dalmia Tries Simplified Olive Oil Labels in India

Leonardo olive pomace oil is ideally suited for everyday Indian cooking and frying, according to its new label which now includes a prominent image of a traditional Indian food platter.

Jul. 16, 2010

Interview with VN Dalmia, Indian Olive Association

With the national health situation in a state of emergency, the president of India's olive association prepares for the "trickle down" of olive oil usage from the market's high end.

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