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Olive Oil Market Global Trends, Size, Share, Industry Growth by Forecast to 2026

Olives are the traditional tree crops of the Mediterranean Basin. The rising consumption of olive oil in developing as well as developed nations is expected to drive the global olive oil market in the forecast years. Olive oils have several health benefits and are considered as a healthier option to fatty acids. These oils have anti-inflammatory properties and contain antioxidants, thereby protecting against heart diseases and obesity. Spurred by these health benefits, the demand for olive oils is expected to increase in the forthcoming years.

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List of Key players leading the Olive Oil Market include

  • Le Figaro
  • Salov S.P.A
  • Sovena Group
  • Nutrinveste SGPS
  • Deoleo SA
  • Del Monte Foods
  • Finca La Reja S.L.
  • Grupo Ybarra Alimentación S.L.
  • Muela-Olives
  • Cargill
  • Incorporated
  • DolCas Biotec

Fortune Business Insights offers a detailed overview of the global market in a report, titled “Olive Oil Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Product Type (Virgin olive oil, Refined, Pomace), By Application (Food and Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Personal Care), By Distribution Channel (Convenience Stores, Online, Specialty Stores, Drug Stores, Hypermarkets/Supermarkets, Retail) and Regional Forecast, 2019-2026.” The report provides a detailed overview of the overall market landscape, aiming to help key players build business strategies. These strategies will further help companies to stay ahead of the competition. In addition to this, it analyzes some of the latest trends prevalent in the market, helping our readers to gain valuable insights into the olive oil industry. Last but not least, the report gives a detailed overview of the competitive landscape and profiles of key players.

Increasing Health Consciousness to Drive Market in Europe 

Among regions, Europe is expected to dominate the global olive oil market through the forecast years. The growth us ascribable to the rising usage of olive oil in households. People in the region are increasingly becoming health conscious and focussing on consuming healthier products. Spurred by this, the market is expected to rise at a higher CAGR in Europe in the forthcoming years. Industries such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics are growing at a rapid rate, surging demand for olive oil products across the region.

Countries such as Greece, Syria, Spain, Italy, and Tunisia are the highest contributors to this oil. Among these, Spain is one of the largest producers and exporters for olive oil in the world. Moreover, countries such as France, Portugal, Australia, U.K., China, France, and the U.S. are the largest importers of olive oil from Spain.  Other regions such as North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East and Africa are expected to rise at a considerable rate in the years to come.

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Segmentation of the Global Olive Oil Market

By Product Type

  • Virgin olive oil
  • Refined
  • Pomace

By Application

  • Food and Beverages
    • Bakery & Confectionery
    • Ready-to-eat food products
    • Breakfast Cereals
    • Other Food and Beverage Applications
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care

By Distribution Channel

  • Convenience Stores
  • Online
  • Specialty Stores
  • Drug Stores
  • Hypermarkets/Supermarkets
  • Retail

Culinary Use of Olive Oil to Fuel its Demand Worldwide 

The wide use of olive oil in medicines, cosmetics, and cooking is likely to create growth opportunities by 2026. It contains oleic acids and some fatty acids such as linoleic acid (21%) and palmitic acid (20%). These acids offer several health benefits which include enhancing metabolism by reducing inflammation. The rising use of this oil for culinary use is contributing to the growth of the market. Governments around the world are conducting initiatives to support the consumption of this nutritional oil, which is further expected to help market flourish. On the other side, fluctuations in olive oil prices may hamper the growth of the market. Additionally, the lack of advanced technologies required for the extraction of this oil is expected to restrict the market growth to an extent.

As per product types, virgin oil is expected to register higher growth in the forecast years on account of its rising demand from cosmetics and chemical industry.

Artisan Oil Company and Morocco Gold Launched Extra Virgin Olive Oil in the UK

Leading players in the olive oil market are continuously focussing on to develop innovative products for different industries, aiming to maintain their prominence.  Companies such as Almazaras de la Subbetica, Muela Olives S.L., and Sucesores de Hermanos Lopez S.A, received an award by the World’s Best Olive Oils (WBOO) Organization. These companies produce the highest quality olive oil and are likely to contribute to the growth of the market. Some of the other significant developments made by companies include:

July 2018: Morocco Gold announced the launch of an extra virgin olive oil. These oils have secured major listings in the retail outlets of Central London.

February 2018: Another company called The Artisan Olive Oil Company announced the launch of a new range of Spanish vinegar and extra virgin olive oils in the UK.

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Lucinda Descoteaux

Lucinda is working with us for the past 5 years, and she writes about the bakeries from big chains to the local smaller ones. Her articles are like crunchy cookies baked fresh from the oven, which are easy to read and has a lot of facts. She is also an excellent cook. In her leisure times, she loves going through various recepies and sorting them out to her level of interest.

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