Dec. 13, 2022
E.U. officials said increased awareness of olive oil health benefits and reduced consumption of other edible oils would drive the trend.
Dec. 12, 2022
Record-High Olive Oil and Fruit Yields Anticipated in Iran
Authorities anticipate olive oil production could reach 17,000 tons in 2022/23. They hope the bumper harvest will result in more exports and stimulate domestic consumption.
Dec. 12, 2022
Producers in Israel Reap Benefits of Record Harvest
Despite rising production costs and persistent challenges from imports, Israeli olive oil producers anticipate a bumper harvest and improved market share.
Nov. 28, 2022
Low Availability and Rising Prices Spark Concerns of Olive Oil Fraud in Morocco
Already-high olive oil prices could rise a further 25 percent, which would put the product out of reach of many of the country’s consumers.
Oct. 31, 2022
Concerns Over Shortages of Olive Oil in Italy Mount
Multiple organizations have raised dire warnings of significant shortages in the country's domestic retail market. Others anticipate rising prices to reduce demand.
Oct. 27, 2022
Meet an Award-Winning Producer Promoting Greek Oils in Berlin
Amadeus Tzamouranis is connecting German consumers with olive oil producers in Kalamata.
May. 23, 2022
Global Olive Oil Production Expected to Slip to 2.9M Tons
The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects olive oil consumption, exports, imports and ensign stocks to decrease as well.
May. 20, 2022
Amid Growing Inflation, Italians Prioritize High-Quality Food Purchases
Italians intend to cope with the rising inflation by cutting other expenditures instead.
May. 4, 2022
Olive Oil Market Stable in E.U. Short-Term Outlook
Despite the war in Ukraine, olive oil prices are expected to remain steady. E.U.production and consumption will rise. Exports will fall.
May. 3, 2022
Campaign in Crete Urges Hospitality Establishments to Choose Local Olive Oils
Officials and olive oil professionals on the island want to encourage food entrepreneurs to use locally-produced olive oil in taverns, restaurants and hotels.
Apr. 6, 2022
As Most Consumers Find Ways to Cut Costs, Olive Oil Consumption Trends Higher
One survey suggests people are consuming less and looking for cheaper alternatives. However, sustainability and the environment remain relevant values for consumers.
Mar. 23, 2022
Global Olive Oil Consumption Continues to Outpace Production
For the third consecutive year, the world consumed more olive oil than it produced. The IOC said this demonstrates a fundamental shift in consumer values.
Mar. 16, 2022
Greeks Follow a Hybrid Mediterranean Diet, Researchers Find
Greeks mostly adhere to the diet's standards with the addition of red meat and snacks.
May. 24, 2021
Global Olive Oil Production Will Hit Four-Year High, USDA Estimates
Increasing production paired with rising vegetable oil prices is also expected to yield record exports and olive oil consumption levels.
May. 11, 2021
Olive Oil Sales Continue to Surge in Spain
The latest figures confirm a growing trend in domestic and international markets.
Apr. 20, 2021
Olive Oil Consumption Hits Record High in Australia
The International Olive Council predicts that Australians will consume 51,000 tons of olive oil in the 2020/21 fiscal campaign ahead of what could be a record harvest for producers.
Mar. 17, 2021
Olive Council Projects Slight Decrease in Olive Oil Consumption
Spain, Italy and Greece remain the largest per-capita consumers worldwide, while imports to the United States, Japan and Canada show an upturn.
Mar. 5, 2021
Costco Poised for Upturn in U.S. Olive Oil Consumption
Trends seen at America’s fourth-largest retailer may predict where the olive oil sector is going.
Mar. 3, 2021
Mauritania Seeks to Join Olive Council
The West African nation and IOC will work together to promote olive cultivation, olive oil consumption and establish quality control measures.
Feb. 16, 2021
Olive Oil is Becoming One of Asia’s Most Popular Ingredients
Consumption and production are on the rise in Asia's two largest economies. Consumers still prefer imported brands to domestic ones.
Feb. 10, 2021
EVOO Consumption in Italy Rose in 2020, Production Slipped
Consumption edged upward in 2020, according to an industry group as production in the 2020/21 crop year turned out to be lower than initial estimates.