Top 10 olive oil producing countries

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The olive tree shapes the Mediterranean landscape. In these harsh conditions – hot, dry summers, cool winters – olive trees seem to be growing everywhere. No wonder that Spain and Greece are in stress about the price of one of their most important crops. But which countries can fear the current price as well? Here’s a top 10 of olive oil producing countries.

Top 10 olive oil producing countries

  1. Jordan – 21,412 (0,7%)
  2. Algeria – 33.600 (1%)
  3. Portugal – 66.600 (2%)
  4. Tunisia – 160.100 (4,9%)
  5. Turkey – 161.600 (4,9%)
  6. Morocco – 169.900 (5,2%)
  7. Syria – 177.400 (5,4%)
  8. Greece – 352.800 (10,8%)
  9. Italy – 548.500 (15,8%)
  10. Spain – 1.487.000 (45,5%)

production in tons and as percentage of the total production

source FAOSTAT

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