United States Olive Oil Imports from Tunisia: Trade Trends and Company List

This report deals specifically with olive oil, HS: 1509. We list countries that the United States imports olive oil from with a focus on Tunisia. We display a chart of historical Tunisian olive oil exports. We conclude with a comprehensive list of the United States companies importing olive oil from Tunisia.

United States Olive Oil Imports by Country

The United States is the world’s second largest importer of olive oil, HS: 1509. Click here for olive oil world trade profile. The United States gets 92% of its foreign olive oil from four countries: Italy, Spain, Tunisia, and Morocco. Below is ranked list of the countries from which the United States gets olive oil. Countries are listed by value of olive oil shipped to the United States.

United States imports of olive oil 2010, countries rank listed by value and market share with pie chart

Tunisian Olive Oil Export Trend

Tunisia is the third largest source for imported United States olive oil. While the U.S. gets substantially less oil from Tunisia than from Italy or Spain, Tunisia is still an important source. It is the third largest source, yet it is home to only 10 million people. By comparison New York City alone has roughly 8 million people who live in the actual city and 19 million people who live in the metro-statistical area. Tunisia is also noteworthy because it has experienced recent political issues. Despite this fact Tunisia is a reliable source for olive oil. Below is a graph of Tunisian exports of olive oil over a five-year time frame.

Tunisian exports of olive oil to the United States trend over five years.

United States Companies Importing Tunisian Olive Oil

Available here is a list of individual companies in the United States importing Tunisian olive oil. Dot Foods is a food redistribution company that sets up manufacturers with distributors. Botticelli is a very popular olive oil that can be found in many grocery stores. Their large tin bottles provide exceptional quality extra virgin olive oil at a wholesale price. Below is a comprehensive list of seventeen United States companies importing olive oil from Tunisia. Company names, location, and presidents are included. One can google the various companies to learn more about any specific one.  Contact us for an MS Excel Spreadsheet of the complete company detail on these companies.

United State’s Companies Importing Olive Oil from Tunisia
Company City State President
Dot Foods Inc Mount Sterling IL Patrick F Tracy
Zb Importing Inc Circio IL Ibrahim Ziyad
Botticelli Foods Llc Hauppauge NY Salvatore Asaro
Vigo Importing Company Tampa FL Anthony Alessi Sr
Veronica Foods Company Oakland CA Michael Bradley
Tuts International Export & Import Co Inc Dearborn MI Ghais Shenouda
Interoil Services Houston TX
Amd Special Oil Llc Ramsey NJ Don Greco
Orlando Greco & Sons Import Llc Carol Stream IL Orlando Greco
Baroody Imports Inc Clifton NJ Baroody
King Zarda Ltd Steger IL Bhim Hans
Valdoliva International Inc Franklin OH Nicola Ranieri
Nundini Enterprises Inc Houston TX Giampaolo Nundini
Oles Envelope Corporation Baltimore MD John R Young
A & B Food Import  Corp Dallas TX Alia Meftahi
Borges National Usa Corporation Montvale NJ William Rahal
Iffco Inc Atlanta GA Parvez Bhiwandiwalla

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