South America

Project Aims to Bring Social Change through Olive Oil in Brazil

Social Trees wants to plant thousands of olive trees, producing olive oil in support of youth education in the Rio Grande do Sul region’s poorer communities.

How Terroir Affects EVOO Quality in Chile

A recent study found that the geographical location had a greater influence on the concentration of sensory compounds in extra virgin olive oil than cultivars.
Special Report

Deoleo Partners with Ecuadorian Firm to Bottle and Distribute Carbonell Lines

Spanish olive oil giant and makers of Carbonell, Deoleo, spoke with Olive Oil Times about expanding its presence in Latin America as part of an agreement with La Fabril, a leading Ecuadorian company.

Sol D’Oro Southern Edition Recognizes Region’s Top Producers

The Verona-based competition held its first southern edition in the Chilean capital, bringing together producers from South America, South Africa and Australia.
Olive Oil Times Special

Peru Conference Hopes to Bridge Research and Production

Peru plans to bridge gap between research and production today at the International Innovation Forum in Tacna.

Morocco, Argentina Seek to Increase Olive Production

Plans are underway in both Morocco and Argentina to increase the output of olives and olive oil.
Special Report

Sol D’Oro Competition To Launch Southern Hemisphere Edition in Chile

The competition will launch its first Southern Hemisphere edition in Santiago the last week of September.

Argentine Olive Oil Producers Face Poor Harvest, Low Prices

Poor harvest and an international market flooded with Spanish product, have forced a number of olive oil producers in Argentina to close shop.