Chile

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.

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.
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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.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

L.A. Competition Announces Southern Hemisphere Winners

Sixy-six producers hailing from Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa and Uruguay participated in the competition, which celebrated its 15th year.
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13 Olive Oils From Latin America Awarded at NYIOOC

Uruguay led the region with four awards, followed by Mexico and Peru with three wins each. Chile won two awards, and Argentina took one.

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.