Brazil

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.

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.
Special Report

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.

Brazilian Olive Oil Imports Continue Boom

Brazilian imports of olive oil show no signs of slowing and, though still in its infancy, domestic production is also on the rise.
Olive Oil Times Special

Olive Oil Promotional Campaign Launches in Brazil

“It goes with everything that’s good” is the slogan behind a new campaign to teach Brazilians about the health benefits and culinary versatility of olive oil and table olives.

Spanish Olive Oil Exploring Other Worlds

Its world-wide renown is on the increase and, in recent years, in emerging markets such as China and Brazil it has become far stronger.
Special Report

Recipe Contest in Brazil Promotes Spanish Olive Oil

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.

Brazil Adapts Olives for the Tropics

Brazil presented the first extra virgin olive oil produced with olives adapted to the Brazilian climate.