South America

Business

Production, Exports and Quality Main Issues for South American Producers

Representatives of the South American olive sector and government allies discussed the future of the sector, including the potential for an Olive Coordination Board for the Americas.

Inside the Final Day of the 107th IOC Council of Members Session

Olive Council Session Returns to S. America

The 107th meeting of the organization will take place next month in Buenos Aires and will be followed by a seminar on olive growing in the Americas.

Poor Olive Harvests in Europe Lead to Boom in Exports From Mendoza

Olive oil sales in Mendoza doubled this year, mostly to Brazil, Canada, Chile, the United States, Mexico and Spain.
Special Report

California Olive Ranch Joins with S. American Producers in New ‘Americas Blend’

The leading American olive oil producer is sourcing oils from South America in its continuing pursuit of market share.

Building Chilean Identity Through EVOO

Founded in 2006, Chile's Austral Family Estates is rapidly -- and thoughtfully -- garnering international acclaim.
Olive Oil Times Special

Serra da Mantiqueira: Brazil’s Pioneer EVOO Region

A couple of years before the turn of the century a handful of Brazilian farmers cleared fields and planted small areas of olive trees. The results were impressive and Serra da Mantiqueira became Brazil's new olive oil darling.

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.