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    BRAZIL – imports of olive oil and olive-pomace oil

    Although Brazilian olive oil and olive-pomace oil 60 139.9 t, they have not reached the average volumes of the last four crop years. As regards the imports, 84% of the total comes from European countries: 6% and Greece with 1%; the remaining 16% comes from Argentina (9%), Chile (6%) and other countries (1%). Table 1 […]

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    The Brazilian table olive market performed well in the 2016/17 crop year

    The Brazilian table olive market performed well in the 2016/17 crop year (September 2016 – August 2017) reaching 114 283.85 t which is an 18% increase compared to the previous year. Graph III shows that imports over the last 20 crop years have gone from 4 6849.7 t in 1996/97 to 114 283.85 t in […]

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  • Prices paid to Producers for Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Graph 1 tracks the weekly movements in the prices paid to producers for extra virgin olive oil in the top three EU producing countries and in Tunisia, while graph 3 shows the weekly changes in producer prices for refined olive oil in the three main EU producer countries. Monthly price movements for these categories are […]

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  • Olive oil performance in 2016/17 and estimates for 2017/18

    The meeting of the IOC Statistics Working Group was held on 29 September 2017. According to the provisional data provided by the countries, global production in the 2016/17 crop year is set to reach 2 538 000 t, for a 20% decrease, down by 631 500 t compared to the previous crop year; consumption stands […]

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  • WORLD TRADE IN OLIVE OIL AND TABLE OLIVES

    1. OLIVE OIL – 2016/17 Imports in olive oil and olive pomace oil in the first ten months of this crop year (October 2016 – July 2017) in the eight markets in the table below point to an increase of 25% in Brazil; 20% in Australia; 10% in China; 8% in Russia; 1% in Canada, […]

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  • The Olive Oil School of Spain launches specialised training in English

    It is widely accepted that interest in virgin olive oil, and especially extra virgin olive oil, is growing, and for good reason. A culture of health and eating well, along with the rise of attention given to gastronomy in the media has brought virgin olive oil into the limelight. Olive oil is making its way into […]

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  • China has initiated consuming olive oil and boosts the world’s production

    After two historical years of imports where China purchased 46.000 tonnes during the 2011/2012 season, purchases dropped up to 35,000 tonnes for the biennium 2013/2015. The 2015/2016 period was a recovery period with an increase of 12% and purchases of more than 40,000 tonnes, while during the first seven months of the 2016/2017 season, the […]

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  • The first case of the destructive bacterium Xylella fastidiosa in Spain

    After destroying entire olive groves in Italy and last year appearing in the Balearic Islands, the first case of the destructive bacterium Xylella fastidiosa has been confirmed on mainland Spain, making farmers worry in the land where olive oil is liquid gold. “Clearly, we are not going to be able to stop this; it’s a […]

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  • Nowadays, Spain dominates on Russian olive oil market with 56% of share

    The olive oil market is immersed in a process of consolidation in Russia, where the two main competitors, Spain and Italy, jointly concentrate a growing share both in terms of value and volume. Nowadays, Spain dominates the Russian market with 56% of share, although the Italian oil has burst with great force in the last […]

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  • Spanish organizations disagreement with the new EU Organic Production Regulation

    Eight Spanish entities that bring together almost 80% of the Spanish organic sector have jointly signed a statement, addressed to the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, stating their disagreement with the draft of the new European Regulation on Organic Production and the Labeling of Organic Products. In this statement they request […]

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