The president of the origin certification board in Mallorca, Mr. Josep Oliver, points out that the sales of olive oil with certificate of origin Mallorca has increased in approx. 24% in the year 2013. Now the total amount of Majorcan olive oil increased to approx. 183.000 liters. Not only in Spain but also in other countries increased the sales of olive oil with certificate of origin Mallorca, whilst Germany and Japan are the main buyers outside of Spain at the moment.
The cultivation of olive trees, the production and the consumption of olive oil have a large tradition on the island Mallorca. The olive trees and the area where the olive oil is produced extend over all municipalities on the island. The characteristics of the land, the irregular rainfall and the raised age of the olive trees determine a reduced production of high-quality olives suitable for the olive oil production. Read more
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