The European Union is the leading producer, consumer, and exporter of olive oil across the globe. Europe is also the leading producer of olives, which makes it the most lucrative region for manufacturers in the global olive oil market. Additionally, the Asia Pacific region is expected to offer promising opportunities over the coming years.
The global olive oil market has witnessed substantial growth in the past few years, and this trend is anticipated to continue in 2019 and beyond. The global olive oil market is estimated to witness a decent growth rate of 4.2% over the forecast period of 2019-2029, on the back of increasing investments in Europe.
Key Takeaways from Global Olive Oil Market Study
- Europe and the Middle East & Africa collectively account for more than 75% share in the global olive oil market, as countries in these regions are among the leading producers of olives and olive oil.
- The foodservice industry contributes significantly to the demand for olive oil, attributable to the wide range of application of olive oil in this industry.
- Increasing popularity of extra virgin olive oil in emerging markets and its varied health benefits are boosting the market share of extra virgin olive oil in the global market. Extra virgin olive oil accounts for 70% market share in the global olive oil market.
“Extra virgin olive oil is gaining more traction in emerging economies, owing to its purity and nutritional properties. Manufacturers in the global olive oil market could gain more profits by increasing their investments in emerging markets like South Asia and East Asia, which are anticipated to witness high growth rates in the foreseeable future,” says a PMR analyst.
Global Olive Oil Market: Competitive Landscape
Participants in the global olive oil market are focusing on increasing the market penetration of their products. Manufacturers of olive oil are increasing their product offerings by introducing new varieties of olive oil with added ingredients to gain a competitive advantage in the global market.
Gallo worldwide launched Piri-Piri extra-strong sauce made from organic olive oil and intense spicy chili. This product is used in barbecues, snacks and slow-cooked dishes.
Manufacturers also strive to increase their market share in high growth markets. They are investing in emerging economies in Asia Pacific to increase their geographical reach and market share.
Cargill Incorporated is increasing its investments in emerging economies in South Asia and East Asia such as India and China respectively.
Explore More Valuable Insights on Olive Oil Market
Persistence Market Research, in its new report, offers an impartial analysis of the global olive oil market, presenting historical data (2014-2018) and estimation statistics for the period of 2019-2029. The study offers compelling insights on the olive oil market based on product type (extra virgin olive oil, virgin olive oil, olive pomace oil, and refined olive oil), nature (organic and conventional), end use (retail, food industry, cosmetics, and others), packaging (bulk and retail), and distribution channel (business to business and business to consumer), across seven regions.
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