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 oil” and “virgin olive oil” from 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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