South America

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.

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.
Special Report

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.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

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.
Special Report

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.