Italian olive oil production grows by +15%

Dec 17, 2021 466

With harvesting and milling operations well underway across most of Italy, the forecast is confirmed of 315 thousand tons of olive oil for the 2021-22 campaign. Production is therefore up by +15% compared to 2020, when the harvest was particularly poor. This is what emerges from the latest surveys on the current olive oil campaign, carried out by the research firm Ismea and the Italian association of olive oil producers Unaprol.

The production by geographical areas is very heterogeneous. Increased production in the South of Italy, to the point of ensuring a positive sign on the national production. The recovery is being driven by Puglia, where production increases by +38% over last year. This improvement, however, is not enough to satisfy producers.

Read more


You may be interested