Olive Oil Production in the Mediterranean Countries

There are more than 750 million olive trees in the world, 90% of which is concentrated in Mediterranean regions, like Spain, Italy, Greece, Tunisia, Turkey, Portugal, Syria and Morocco, etc. According to the International Olive Council forecasts, the world olive oil production will reach 2,713,500 tons in 2016/17 season. Most of worldwide olive oil production comes from Southern Europe, North Africa and the Near East. Spain, Italy and Greece are the world’s three largest olive oil producers.