Olive oil stocked In Italy. Update of 28 October 2020

The Report is drawn up by the ICQRF on data recorded in the olive oil computerized registers. On 28 October 2020, the operators present in the online olive oil register were 24,217, representative of 26,322 active premises. Olive oils: 252,049 tons in stocks. Compared to 21 October 2020 a 0.1% reduction was recorded (252,224 tons). Stocks keep being higher than the stocks recorded the same period of last year (+47,5%)

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Olive oil stocked In Italy. Update of 28 October 2020

The stock of olive oil in Italy on 28 October 2020 is 252,049 tons. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVO) represents the 70.1% of the stock. Among the EVO oil, the 52.5% (92,848 tons) is of Italian origin and the 39.0% is of EU origin. The extra-EU olive oil stocks and blend olive oils are marginal.

Olive oil stocked in Italy

Where is physically stocked the olive oil in Italy?

Almost half of the national olive oil (48%) is stocked in the regions of southern Italy, with the significant contribution of the regions Puglia and Calabria (30.7% and 10.3%, respectively). At the provincial level, 16.3% of olive oil is stocked in the province of Bari, 8.9% in Perugia and 6.2% in Barletta-Andria-Trani province.

1 The allocation of the Regions in the geographical areas follows the ISTAT scheme: North: Piedmont, Valle d’Aosta, Liguria, Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige, Veneto, Friuli – Venezia Giulia, Emilia-Romagna; Center: Tuscany, Umbria, Marche, Lazio; South: Abruzzo, Molise, Campania, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria; Islands: Sicily, Sardinia

At the regional level, the top 4 regions (Puglia, Tuscany, Calabria, and Umbria) hold the 67.5% of the total national stock.

At provincial level, it is clear a significant concentration of olive oil stocks: in the top 10 provinces is stocked the 65.2% of the Italian olive oil. Among these provinces, there are five from the central- northern Italy: Perugia, Lucca, Florence, Siena, and Imperia.

Which olive oil in the olive mill Italy?

Despite the large number of GIs present (47), out of a total of 11.2 million litres of GI olive oil in stock, the PDO Terra di Bari represent itself the 44.9% and the first 20 names 96.0% of the total GIs olive oil stocked in Italy.

Overall, the PDO / PGI olive oil in stock is equal to 4.1% of the total olive oil stocked in Italy and represents 5.8% of the stored EVO oil.

The total stock of extra virgin olive oiland virgin olive oilfrom organic farming amounts to 26,567 tons, almost exclusively EVO (99.6%). It is a relevant figure since the EVO Bio constitutes 15.0% of the overall EVO stocked in Italy.

Olive oil stocks 28 October 2020 vs. 31 October 2019

Compared to 31 October 2019, olive oil stocks are 47.5% higher. This data is mainly justified by the changes in EVO oil stock (+60.1%), and, in particular, by the changes in stock of the Italian EVO. Indeed, the Italian EVO oil stock is 42,904 tons (+85.9%) higher than the stock registered on 31 October 2019.

The higher quantities of lampante olive oil (+52.1%), olive oil and refined olive oil (+33.5%), and olive-pomace oil (+22.5%) stocks deserve to be mentioned.

Olive oil stocks 28 October 2020 vs. 21 October 2020

Compared to 21 October 2020, a 0.1% reduction of olive oil stocks was recorded. The increase of Italian EVO (+1.8%) is counterbalanced by the reduction in EU EVO oil (-2.5%).

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