Where is physically stocked the olive oil in Italy?
More than half of the national olive oil (52%) is stocked in the regions of southern Italy, with the significant contribution of the regions Puglia and Calabria (32.6% and 10.9%, respectively). At the provincial level, 16.0% of olive oil is stocked in the province of Bari, 7.1% in Barletta-Andria- Trani, and 6.6% in Perugia province.
 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 Sicily) hold the 68.7% 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 61.5% of the Italian olive oil.
Which olive oil in the olive mill Italy?
Despite the large number of GIs present (49), out of a total of 16.8 million litres of GI olive oil in stock, higher than the stocks recorded the 31 October 2021 (10.2 million litres), the Pdo Terra di Bari represent the 29.3% and the first 20 names 95.0% of the total GIs olive oil stocked in Italy.
Overall, the Pdo/Pgi olive oil in stock is equal to 6.7% of the total olive oil stocked in Italy and represents 9.3% of the stored Evo oil.
The total stock of “extra virgin olive oil” and “virgin olive oil” from organic farming amounts to 28,672 tons, almost exclusively Evo (99.5%), equal to 17.1% of the overall Evo stocked in Italy. The olive oil Bio is mainly stocked in Puglia, Calabria, Sicily, and Tuscany.
Olive oil stocks 30 November 2021 vs. 30 November 2020
Compared to 30 November 2020, olive oil stocks are 21.4% lower. This is related mainly to the reduction of Evo oil (-21.3%), pomace olive oil (-31.7%), and lampante olive oil (-19.6%). Anyway, a reduction in stocks of all categories of olive oils is recorded.
On regard of Evo oil, it is important to remark the lower level of Italian Evo oil stocked (-27.8%).
Olive oil stocks 30 November 2021 vs. 31 October 2021
Compared to 31 October 2021, a 18.2% increase of olive oil stocks is recorded. This is related mainly to the increase of Evo oil (+20.4%), mainly of Italian origin (+48.3%), pomace olive oil (+27.0%), and lampante olive oil (+6.5%). Deserve to be mentioned the reduction of olive oil and refined olive oil (-13.3%).
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