China is consuming more Olive Oil

China is acquiring taste for Olive Oil, although the consumption of olive oil accounts only for 1% of China’s total cooking oil consumption, the importation increased 5,8% in 2013 from the previous year.

The consumption trend of Olive Oil for the next years will continue to grow, the cause behind it is the increase of middle class in China as explained by the professor¬†Zhang Yuxin “From a long-term perspective, rising per capita income, an increase in the number of middle-class people and growing demand for more sophisticated food will continue to increase in China”.

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