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Nov. 15, 2017

New Software Models Increase Efficiency of Olive Oil Production

This program takes factors such as the harvester's budget, potential climate risks and the level of synchronization between plantation and refineries into account before providing advice to olive growers.

Nov. 10, 2017

Heavy Rains Don't Dampen Enthusiasm of Argentina's Olive Oil Exporters

Recent floods have mostly spared Argentina's olive plantations as producers and exporters remain upbeat about the sector's potential.

Jun. 16, 2017

Argentina's 'La Reconquista' Conquers New York

Cherished for its well-balanced, harmonious flavor, the olive oil from Argentina's Olivares La Reconquista earned the coveted Best in Class Award at this year's NYIOOC.

Jan. 5, 2017

Colinas de Garzón: Uruguay's Crown Jewel of EVOO

Colinas de Garzón is one of Uruguay's premier olive oil and wine producers, as well as a popular destination for tourists.

Dec. 8, 2016

Chile Celebrates Olives From Azapa

This year, the small, fertile valley achieved its hard-fought geographic indication, On the far northern edge of the Atacama desert, Azapa receives no rain, yet wells fed by the winters in the high plains above provide year-round water.

Dec. 5, 2016

Chile on Track to Surpass 19 Percent Growth in Olive Oil Production

Projected to exceed 22,000 tons of olive oil production in 2016, Chile has overcome adverse climate conditions with a savvy combination of efficiency and a sharp focus on quality.

Nov. 28, 2016

Brazilian Politics: 10, Olive Oil: 0

Olive oil producers like Rafael Marchetti find themselves in a catch-22. Whereas their niche food industry is welcomed and needed in Brazil, the political and economic whirlwind sweeping the country doesn't seem like it will end anytime soon.

Oct. 13, 2016

World Olive Oil Production Slips, Brazilian Imports Sharply Lower

The latest figures from the International Olive Council predict a 7 percent drop in production and sharply lower imports by Brazil after years of growth.

Mar. 17, 2016

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.

Feb. 18, 2016

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.

Sep. 30, 2015

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.

Oct. 6, 2014

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.

Sep. 25, 2014

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.

Sep. 8, 2014

Morocco, Argentina Seek to Increase Olive Production

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

Jul. 29, 2014

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.

Jun. 24, 2014

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.

Feb. 10, 2014

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.

Jan. 13, 2014

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.

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