The DOP Oil - Some figures

2010 olive-grower members 246
2010 bottler members 90
2010 olive-presser members 28
2010 registered olive trees 412,000

Liters of certified DOP Chianti Classico olive oil bottled

Harvest year Amounts bottled
1999 52,400 liters
2000 91,896 liters
2001 139,882 liters
2002 117,942 liters
2003 58,927.25 liters
2004 121,144.45 liters
2005 123,725.20 liters
2006 125,535.30 liters
2007 67,031.50 liters
2008 131,995.65 liters
2009 123,133 liters
2010 135,000 liters

Sales

Italy 40%
Foreign 60%

of which

European countries 60%
Non-European countries 40%

N.B. Among new markets are Brazil and China, while in Europe sales are growing in Eastern European countries like Romania. Exports are also good to consolidated markets like Germany and Switzerland, the USA and Japan.