(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 3 regions (Puglia, Tuscany, Calabria) hold the 61.9% 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 66.7% of the Italian olive oil. Among these provinces, there are five from the central- northern Italy: Perugia, Lucca, Imperia, Florence, and Siena.
Which olive oil in the olive mill Italy?
Despite the large number of GIs present (47), out of a total of 17.9 million litres of GI olive oil in stock, the PDO Terra di Bari represent itself the 54.7% and the first 20 names 97.1% of the total GIs olive oil stocked in Italy.
Overall, the PDO / PGI olive oil in stock is equal to 4.7% of the total olive oil stocked in Italy and represents 6.8% of the stored EVO oil.
The total stock of “extra virgin olive oil” and “virgin olive oil” from organic farming amounts to 40,723 tons, almost exclusively EVO (99.8%). It is a relevant figure since the EVO Bio constitutes 16.8% of the overall EVO stocked in Italy.
Olive oil stocks 14 May 2020 vs. 15 May 2019
Compared to 15 May 2019, olive oil stocks are 31.0% higher. This data is partially justified by the changes in EVO oil stock, and, in particular, by the changes in stock of the Italian EVO. Indeed, the Italian EVO oil stock is 52,719 tons (+54.9%) higher than the stock registered on 15 May 2019.
The increases in olive-pomace oil (+46.3%) deserve to be mentioned.
Very high compared to the milling season and the 2019 value is the amount of olive oil stock to be classified (+57.9%).
Olive oil stocks 14 May 2020 vs. 7 May 2020
Compared to 7 May 2020, a slight reduction of olive oil stocks was recorded (-1.7%), mainly due to the reduction in lampante olive oil (-10.8%) and EVO oil (-1.0%) stocks. The reduction in EVO oil stocks is mainly due to the reduction in Italian EVO oil (-1.7%). The only positive trend was recorded for pomace olive oil (+2.7%).
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