Dehesa Andaluza Aceite de Oliva Virgen Extra ECOLÓGICO
DEHESA ANDALUZA · Aceite de Oliva Virgen Extra ECOLÓGICO
DEHESA ANDALUZA · Aceite de Oliva Virgen Extra ECOLÓGICO


That at present, the European Union produces 80% of global olive oil.



That Spain, Italy and Greece are the major producers of olive oil from the
European Union.



That according to the latest report from the Association of Olive Oil Producers (Unaprol), in 2010 Spain produced 55% of the total olive oil in Europe, about 1,2 million tons. That Italy is ranked second in the ranking of European producers, with an olive oil production of about 0,55 million tons, representing 25% of the total, and that Greece produces 0,36 million tons.



That according to data from the International Olive Council (IOC), Spain sold the same amount of oil last year than all the olive trees of Italy, Greece and Portugal combined during the same period.



That Spain exported about 249.000 tons to Italy and most of that oil is sold in bulk and then packaged and exported under
Italian brands.



That 80,7% of Spain's olive oil is produced in Andalusia.



That Andalusia grows more than 300 million olive trees, planted in 1,5 million hectares, and that there 250.000 olive tree farmers dedicated to this task.



That the oldest olive tree in the Mediterranean, comes from Spain (Gerona).
Its trunk diameter is 9,5 m, and its age is over 2,000 years.


 
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