Dec. 8, 2022
While the Capoani family diligently prepares for the harvest, their fate is largely tied to the weather.
Oct. 10, 2022
With 2,000 trees recently planted in super-high-density and a new mill, the award-winning company in San Juan seeks to grow Argentina’s olive oil culture.
Sep. 14, 2022
Chile’s leading olive oil producer came to fruition after a roadtrip through Spain. It is now leading the way in precision agriculture and sustainability.
Aug. 18, 2022
The founder of Azeite Batalha is working to promote olive oil production in Rio Grande do Sul and consumption across Brazil.
Jul. 25, 2022
Prosperato enjoyed a record harvest in and won four awards at the World Olive Oil Competition.
Jun. 27, 2022
Fourteen producers from Brazil’s largest producing regions combined to earn a record-high tally at the 2022 World Olive Oil Competition.
Mar. 9, 2022
Local producers and officials believe the country’s first PGI will promote the local Arauco variety and hope other regions will follow.
Jan. 4, 2022
Deforestation in the Amazon increased 21 percent from 2020 to 2021 and is more than double what it was a decade ago.
Jun. 30, 2021
The pandemic and difficult climatic conditions hampered the harvests of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, yet these producers managed to win the industry's most coveted quality awards.
Jun. 16, 2021
Data from the International Olive Council shows that Brazil’s appetite for olive oil and table olives has weathered the pandemic, with imports of both continuing to rise.
Jun. 7, 2021
Estimates for the 2021 harvest see production falling or remaining steady. Producers say they are more concerned about exports and prices.
Apr. 6, 2020
Chilean olive oil producers prepare for an early harvest with a minimum of workers during the predicted peak of Covid-19 in the country.
Apr. 1, 2020
Over the past two decades, olive oil production in southern Brazil has gone from one man's dream to a small but booming industry. As the 2020 harvest gets underway, producers in Rio Grande do Sul prepare for another trailblazing year.
Mar. 6, 2020
Among the fruit and coffee plantations of Minas Gerais, olive trees have taken root. Despite the region's unconventional climate, local producers are creating a new kind of olive oil culture in Brazil.
Jan. 10, 2020
In 2019, Uruguay quadrupled its olive oil production relative to the previous year. As trees come into maturity, production is likely to continue trending upwards.
Dec. 11, 2019
Producers in Argentina are expecting a better harvest this year as they look to a new government to spur more exports.
Oct. 17, 2019
Guía Oliva 2019 reviews and rates extra virgin and flavored olive oils that are sold in Chile.
Aug. 26, 2019
Fearing environmental destruction in the Amazonia due to the thousands of fires, European countries are asking for guarantees from Brazil that the fires will be dealt with before concluding the pact.