Top Non-Mediterranean Destinations for Private Label Olive Oil Exporters in 2018

by L&P Global Wine & Olive Oil Exporter
Did you know that olive oil is the only globally consumed and traded product of Mediterranean staple? 

There are numerous healthy oils in the market yet extra olive oil still dominates, especially among non-Mediterranean countries. In fact, non-Mediterranean countries consume as much as 2.5 percent of the world production.

In this article, let’s examine the top Non-Mediterranean destinations for private label olive oil exporters in 2018.

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Olive oil was unknown to Japanese citizens until after World War II, and in 2015, the International Olive Council or IOC started to spread awareness of the olive oil. By the end of February 2017, from 18.1%, awareness status went up to 41.9% and the knowledge on how to use it is steadily increasing until now. 

As of the 2018 report of the United States Department of Agriculture, Japan is the fourth country that imports the most olive oil. They even hold an International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition, participated in by 21 countries around the globe.


India is known to cook with high heat, and olive oil’s high smoking point caught the Indian household’s attention.

In 2016, the global figure of the population who were killed because of heart disease reached up to 17.9 million, and 10 percent of this is from the Indian population. Because of this, the government launched campaigns and awareness programs stressing the risk of cholesterol and cardiovascular diseases and began heavy promotion of a healthier lifestyle and diet.

Being the second most populated country in the world, India is now on the verge of a health revolution, emphasizing to include healthy oils like olive oil in their die


An average Russian could consume approximately 250ml of olive oil. More popular among the upper-class families, the use of olive oil is greatly influenced by the West showing how olive oil can enhance well-being. 

Olive oil is seen to be a luxury food and the fancier the design or packaging, the more expensive it is. In fact, gourmet consumers give more importance to design, origin, and product quality rather than price. 

As of 2018, Russia ranks 9th of the most country who imports olive oil. 
The Goal is to Spread Awareness

With its superb health benefits and food enhancement to any cuisine, it will definitely reach even the mass market.

Many years ago, olive oil was considered as a luxury food product, but right now, private label olive oil exporters are trying their best to appeal to the mass consumer as well. 

The countries mentioned above are very diverse in terms of culture and tradition, this includes food and diet, and the olive oil was still able to penetrate such cultures.
The goal is to spread awareness about the benefits we could get from olive oil, and it is now starting. 

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