Virgin olive oil production reached 294,914 tonnes in 2014 in Italy, according to Faostat. This is 36.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, virgin olive oil production in Italy reached an all time high of 824,000 tonnes in 1983 and an all time low of 163,250 tonnes in 1990. When compared to Italy's main peers, virgin olive oil production in France amounted to 4,900 tonnes and 400 tonnes in Slovenia in 2014.
Italy has been ranked 4th within the group of 35 countries we follow in terms of virgin olive oil production.