Articles about Argentina 13 Olive Oils From Latin America Awarded at NYIOOC Uruguay led the region with four awards, followed by Mexico and Peru with three wins each. Chile won two awards, and Argentina took one. 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. Argentina Olive Oil Sector Seeks to Rebuild After a very rocky year plagued by climate factors, high costs and falling prices, Argentina's olive oil sector approaches 2013 with caution. An Olive Tree for Every Home in La Rioja, Argentina La Rioja, Argentina has implemented a program to provide each family in the region with their own olive tree plant. Argentina Declares Olive Oil a ‘National Food’ A new initiative will promote domestic marketing, production and consumption of olive oil in Argentina, where for every four liters of oil produced, just one is consumed at home. In Argentina, a Push to Make Olive Oil a ‘National Food’ A proposed campaign aims to boost domestic sales, stimulate production and change the perception of olive oil among Argentine consumers. Argentina to IOC: Campesterol Level Must Change Argentina continued its push for a revision to the International Olive Council limit for campesterol in olive oil at the IOC Council of Members meeting in Buenos Aires. Argentina’s Olive Oil Production Expected to Double By 2020 Argentina's olive oil industry is expected to double by 2020 firmly establishing it among the top producers in the world. Olive Council Reaches Out to Emerging South American Industry Argentina remains the IOC's only member in Latin America, but other countries in the region are lately receiving more attention from the intergovernmental organization. American Investor Argentine Olive Ranch Buys San Juan Plantation According to a report, an investment group headed by Ralph Rybacki will put up $11.9 million towards the purchase of a 2,471 acre olive plantation and the construction of a new olive oil factory. Home Team Argentina Dominates Olivinus Olive Oil Competition Argentine olive oil producers received the most prizes at the fifth annual Olivinus International Olive Oil Competition held in Mendoza. Fifth Olivinus Olive Oil Competition Coming to Mendoza This year's competition, which will be held the end of August at the Hotel Internacional in Mendoza, Argentina, will feature the participation of 21 countries and over 400 extra virgin olive oils. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.