25 Jun

J.L. Morison launches Carbonell in India

J.L. Morison (India) Ltd, part of the $ 250 Million Rasoi Group has forayed into the health food segment with the launch of Carbonell, the world’s leading olive oil Brand in India. The Brand Ambassador for Carbonell in India, the eminent Master Chef, Sanjeev Kapoor, unveiled two world class zero cholesterol products under the Carbonell […]

23 Jun

Olive oil prices in India to remain stable; not to rise

The Indian Olive Association (IOA) said Monday the product’s prices would remain stable and, contrary to expectations, would not fall as a result of the government’s reduction of import duties to 7.5 percent from April 1. In April, the IOA had stated that olive oil prices were expected to fall by 10-15 percent on fresh […]

21 May

A million olive trees to make Indian desert bloom for farmers

By Rhys Blakely, The desert of Rajasthan in the north of India is to be planted with a million olive trees grown in Israel in an effort to transform the landscape and the fortunes of its struggling farmers. The countries are finalising a three-year plan on agriculture that will introduce several crops associated with the […]

27 Apr

Interview with VN Dalmia, President of the Indian Olive Oil Association

President Dalmia, India decided to invest so much in olive oil market. Somebody is talking about a new Olive orchard model in the area called Rajasthan. Particularly they are intentioned to invest using very modern and high technologically irrigated systems. Why are you spending so much attention to olive cultivation? In reality, I do not […]

09 Apr

Olive oil prices set to decline in India

With the Centre reducing the customs duty on all grades of olive oil to 7.5 per cent from the previous rates of 45 per cent on virgin olive oil and 40 per cent on refined olive oil, prices of olive oil are likely to come down by up to 15 per cent on the stocks […]