Apr. 3, 2011
"Producers will gain access to technical assistance in the field and at the pilot plant with the aim of improving the quality of their products." - Flavio Fama, National University of Catamarca
Mar. 16, 2011
The situation has only gotten bleaker for Argentina’s flailing olive oil industry, which finds itself in a financial predicament driven by stagnant prices and rising production costs.
Oct. 27, 2010
In only its fifth year Olisur produced 1.8 million liters of olive oil on its Chilean estate, mostly for North Americans. "We must produce for other countries, and they request sustainability."
Oct. 26, 2010
The campaign to promote Spanish olive oil throughout Brazil is seen as a key strategic move to woo the consumer base of a country yet to be dominated by a single olive oil provider.
Oct. 10, 2010
Most of the olive oil from the new plant will be exported to the United States where the Mexican government has established contacts with distributors eager to trade.
Oct. 8, 2010
Peru's olive oil imports have grown from 8,000 to 29,000 liters in just two years and could lead to the closure of new processing plants according to local producers.
Sep. 29, 2010
The diversified group of real estate, energy and agribusiness companies with headquarters in Seville, Spain predicts new acquisitions of olive plantations in Chile and the U.S. by 2012.
Sep. 21, 2010
Argentinean farmers, businessmen and olive agency representatives have come out in force against a draft bill that proposes to give control of the olive market to Argentina’s wine regulator.
Sep. 8, 2010
One of the olive grove’s worst enemies, the insect could cause millions of euros of losses if not combated before the next harvest, which begins in December.
Aug. 24, 2010
To ensure Uruguayan olive oil meets IOC criteria, the project will also fund a tasting panel accustomed to the sensory qualities necessary for international certification.
Jul. 28, 2010
The program will seek solutions for current problems facing the Chilean olive oil sector such as low levels of production and poor handling of the pruning process.
Jul. 15, 2010
In Chile, Angelini is going to invest more than 3 Million Euros in the construction of what will become one of the country’s most prominent olive oil mills.
Jul. 14, 2010
Negotiations seeking a free trade agreement are in danger because of supposed Argentinean restrictions against the entrance of European olive oil imports.
Jul. 5, 2010
Industry leaders are eager to tap into the budding Argentinean market which is set to become a respected producer of quality olive oil.