South America 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. 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. World Olive Oil Imports Fall Dismal trade data marks the start of the 2013/14 olive oil season with imports down in all the major markets, according to figures in the International Olive Council’s latest newsletter. Chile Bets On Russia As Emerging Olive Oil Market Chile held its first exhibition in Moscow, Russia, where importers, distributors and journalists sampled oils from seven Chilean producers. Brazilian Olive Oil Imports Continue Boom Brazilian imports of olive oil show no signs of slowing and, though still in its infancy, domestic production is also on the rise. Uruguayan Producers Say Exports Will Triple Last Year’s Increased local consumption, exports and market mobilization continue to demonstrate Uruguay's potential as a small but vital player on the world olive oil stage. Argentina’s Olive Oil Industry In Crisis Argentina's olive oil industry is struggling to compete on the world stage and lacks the internal market to absorb the resulting surplus. Olive Oil Promotional Campaign Launches in Brazil “It goes with everything that’s good” is the slogan behind a new campaign to teach Brazilians about the health benefits and culinary versatility of olive oil and table olives. First ‘Oro Chile’ to Recognize Latin American Olive Oil Excellence The Chilean Center of Chemical Development is organizing an extra virgin olive oil competition called Oro Chile 2013. Uruguay Joins International Olive Council Uruguay has become the second South American country to join the International Olive Council following Argentina, which signed on in 2009. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.