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Olive Oil stocked in Italy. Update of 30 September 2021

The Report is drawn up by the ICQRF on data recorded in the olive oil computerized registers, which at 30 Sptember 2021 are almost 23,000. Olive oils: 210,595 tons in stocks. Compared to 31 July 2021 an 20.6% decrease was recorded (265,391 tons). Stocks are 19.1% lower than the stocks recorded the same period of last year

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Olive Oil stocked in Italy. Update of 30 September 2021

The stock of olive oil in Italy on 30 September 2021 is 210,595 tons. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVO) represents the 71.5% of the stock.

In the category of EVO oil, it should be noted that stocks of oil of EU origin (48.5%) are higher than those of Italian origin 43.1% (64,855 t). 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 (49%) is stocked in the regions of southern Italy, with the significant contribution of the regions Puglia and Calabria (31.5% and 9.0%, respectively). At the provincial level, 16.6% of olive oil is stocked in the province of Bari, 9.9% in Perugia and 7.0% in Lucca 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, Umbria, and Calabria) hold the 68.6% 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.

Which olive oil in the olive mill Italy?

Despite the large number of GIs present (49), out of a total of 8.7 million litres of GI olive oil in stock, the PDO Terra di Bari represent the 34.9% and the first 20 names 96.2% of the total GIs olive oil stocked in Italy.

Overall, the PDO / PGI olive oil in stock is equal to 3.8% of the total olive oil stocked in Italy and represents 5.3% of the stored EVO oil.

The total stock of extra virgin olive oiland virgin olive oilfrom organic farming amounts to 23,219 tons, almost exclusively EVO (99.6%), equal to 15.4% of the overall EVO stocked in Italy. The olive oil BIO is mainly stocked in Puglia, Tuscany, Sicily, and Calabria.

Olive oil stocks 30 September 2021 vs. 30 September 2020

Compared to 30 September 2020, olive oil stocks are 19.1% lower. This is related mainly to the reduction of EVO oil (-18.6%), pomace olive oil (-35.5%) and lampante olive oil (-14.4%). Anyway, a reduction in stocks of all categories of olive oils is recorded.

On regard of EVO oil, it is important to remark the strong reduction of Italian EVO oil (-31.8%).

Olive oil stocks 30 September 2021 vs. 31 July 2021

Compared to 31 July 2021, a 20.6% decrease of olive oil stocks is recorded. This is related mainly to the reduction of EVO oil (-21.7%) and pomace olive oil (-28.0%). Anyway, a reduction in stocks of all other categories of olive oils is recorded. Keep going the reduction of Italian EVOO (-26.5%).

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