olive oil prices

Aug. 24, 2023

Olive Oil Prices Soar in Greece

The shortage of olive oil stocks in Europe and domestic inflation are pushing prices to new heights.

Aug. 18, 2023

Citing Rising Prices and Low Margins, Turkey Bans Bulk Olive Oil Exports

The trade ministry wants to promote the country's packaged olive oil exports while limiting further price rises for domestic consumers.

Aug. 2, 2023

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Prices Could Reach €11/Kg in Italy, Officials Warn

A poor harvest in 2023 combined with low olive oil stocks and anticipation of a modestly higher harvest in 2024 has seen Italian olive oil prices reach unprecedented heights.

Jul. 31, 2023

Concerns Mount Over Olive Oil Shortage in Spain

With olive oil stocks expected to run out by the start of the coming harvest and predictions of another low yield, experts anticipate prices to continue rising.

Jul. 26, 2023

Europe Confirms Steep Decline in Olive Oil Production

In the bloc’s latest short-term agricultural outlook report, E.U. experts said the poor harvest and low stocks will keep pressure on prices.

Jun. 5, 2023

Farmers and Consumers React to Rising Olive Oil Prices

As drought pushes production prices up across the Mediterranean, farmers and consumers adapt.

Feb. 10, 2023

From Andalusia to Madrid, Spain Shocked at Wave of Olive Thefts

The soaring price of olives and olive oil has led to an epidemic of fruit thefts and damage to groves across Spain.

Feb. 9, 2023

Olive Oil Consumption Slumps in Europe as High Prices Persist

Olive oil sales and exports have slowed down in Spain as prices at origin remain high and general inflation remains elevated.

Feb. 9, 2023

Producers in Argentina Grapple with Inflation Ahead of 2023 Harvest

Signs of a promising harvest and high olive oil prices in Europe may temper challenges created by inflation and a dual currency in Argentina.

Feb. 4, 2023

Catalonian Producers Warn of Worst Season in 15 Years

Catalonian producers warn that olive oil production in the region will be even lower than previously expected and that major price increases may ensue as a result.

Jan. 31, 2023

Morocco's Olive Oil Exports Reach Record Levels as Domestic Prices Rise

The latest trade data shows significant growth in Moroccan olive oil exports, but low production has raised prices domestically.

Jan. 24, 2023

Albanian Producers Struggle with Low Prices

While Albanian farmers enjoyed a bountiful harvest, low prices on the internal market and challenging logistics are causing concern.

Jan. 18, 2023

Tunisian Olive Oil Prices Keep Climbing

Local authorities have confirmed a lower-than-expected olive oil yield, leading to a steady rise in prices.

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.

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.

Aug. 10, 2022

Rising Olive Oil Exports Fuel Trade Surplus in Andalusia

High prices at origin and shortages of sunflower oil have led to increasing olive oil exports by value around Europe and the world.

Jul. 25, 2022

Rising Olive Oil Prices Do Not Slow Consumption in Europe

Growing demand from households and the recovery of the foodservice sector are the main drivers increasing olive oil sales in the E.U.

Jul. 13, 2022

Agricultural Incomes Rise in Andalusia, Boosted by Resurgent Olive Oil Sector

Andalusian agricultural income exceeded €10 billion for the first time, spurred on by a 77-percent increase in the value of its olive oil production.

May. 16, 2022

Rising Prices Contribute to Spike in Olive Thefts in Jaén

The increase in thefts, which mainly involve criminal organizations stealing harvested olives from the field or the mills, was largely attributed to rising prices.