Spain is the first world producer of olive oil

Olive oil is one of the most representative products of Spanish agri-food exports. This is demonstrated, by way of example, the following data: Spain is the first world producer of olive oil, with an average annual production of 1,300,000 tons, reaching 1,848,000 in recent campaigns. With more than 300 million olive trees covering more than 2 million hectares, its cultivated area represents more than 25% of the world’s olive area. Spain is also the first world exporting country, with an annual average in the last 5 years of some 850,000 tons exported, reaching 1,150,000 tons in 2014. Spanish Olive Oil is exported to more than 180 countries on 5 continents,… Read More

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