PUT A WORLD LEADER AT YOUR TABLE
Did you know that Europe is a world leader in the production and exportation of table olives?
Further proof of its expertise and permanent adaptation to the tastes and needs of consumers around the world, such as Americans.
In fact, The United States is the main destination of European olives, importing more than 293 million lbs. in 2020, which means that more than 79% of the olives consumed in the US, come from Europe.
Specifically, 95% of stuffed pimiento olives consumed by Americans come from one European country: Spain, the world leader in production and exports of table olives, accounting for 20% of world production and 28% of world exports.
To be more exact, Spanish olives are present in more than 120 markets and the USA is the main importer, importing more than 293 million lbs. of olives each year, for a value of more than $427 million (79% of this worth comes from the EU and 44% from Spain). Therefore, the USA consumes about 165 million lbs. of Spanish olives each year.
Source: INTERACEITUNA. 2021.