THERE IS AN OLIVE OIL SHORTAGE IN THE WORLD...buy your local

Your favorite Italian dressing is getting more expensive so why not buy New Zealand EVOO? Olive oil prices spiked 20% in 2015, after drought and disease devastated a big part of Europe's olive crop, and industry experts are forecasting a similar increase this year. Global production of the oil dropped by a third last year, data from the International Olive Council show. Spain, which produces about 40% of the world's olive oil, experienced an unusually hot and dry summer in 2014. That led to the worst harvest in nearly 20 years, farmers say. To meet export orders, Spanish producers ran down their reserves. But the 2015/2016 harvest is also turning out to be weak, again due to unusually hot su

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