State of Olive Oil Today
Interest in olives and olive oil in the United States has surged. In the last twenty-five years, consumption of olive oil in the US has more than doubled. The US currently imports 97% of that olive oil, but California farmers have been planting more olive orchards. An investigation into US olive oil competitiveness conducted by the US International Trade Commission tells more.
Domestic production is almost negligible compared to domestic consumption.
Data from International Olive Council