Asia’s love for Evoo shows no sign of slowing down, with producers like the Xiangyu Olive Development Co making oil on par or better than their Mediterranean counterparts. Photo: Xiangyu Olive Development Co Asia’s love for Evoo shows no sign of slowing down, with producers like the Xiangyu Olive Development Co making oil on par or better than their Mediterranean counterparts. Photo: Xiangyu Olive Development Co
Asia’s love for Evoo shows no sign of slowing down, with producers like the Xiangyu Olive Development Co making oil on par or better than their Mediterranean counterparts. Photo: Xiangyu Olive Development Co

The Chinese and Japanese extra-virgin olive oil producers beating Italians and Spanish at their own game

  • Production of top-quality olive oil in western China has risen rapidly, with some oils winning international awards, and it finds a ready market at home
  • In Japan, where the first olive trees were planted a century ago, there are more small-scale producers than in China, and a network of olive oil sommeliers

Topic |   Food and agriculture
Asia’s love for Evoo shows no sign of slowing down, with producers like the Xiangyu Olive Development Co making oil on par or better than their Mediterranean counterparts. Photo: Xiangyu Olive Development Co Asia’s love for Evoo shows no sign of slowing down, with producers like the Xiangyu Olive Development Co making oil on par or better than their Mediterranean counterparts. Photo: Xiangyu Olive Development Co
Asia’s love for Evoo shows no sign of slowing down, with producers like the Xiangyu Olive Development Co making oil on par or better than their Mediterranean counterparts. Photo: Xiangyu Olive Development Co
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