Jun. 22, 2022
South American producers from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay combined to earn the highest number of awards for the region since 2019.
May. 5, 2022
The olive-harvesting season has started in Argentina, but farmers expect low yields and rising costs.
May. 4, 2022
During a recent visit, the IOC also discussed technology transfer, production improvements and adding the Arauco cultivar to the World Catalog of Olive Varieties.
Mar. 9, 2022
Local producers and officials believe the country’s first PGI will promote the local Arauco variety and hope other regions will follow.
Jun. 30, 2021
The pandemic and difficult climatic conditions hampered the harvests of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, yet these producers managed to win the industry's most coveted quality awards.
Jun. 7, 2021
Estimates for the 2021 harvest see production falling or remaining steady. Producers say they are more concerned about exports and prices.
Dec. 11, 2019
Producers in Argentina are expecting a better harvest this year as they look to a new government to spur more exports.
Aug. 9, 2019
The trade deal will eliminate tariffs on both Mercosur and E.U. exports and creates the world's largest bloc of olive oil consumers and producers.
Jul. 9, 2019
Improving quality is the best way to improve Argentina's international standing, said small and large-scale producers in a documentary video produced by Olive Oil Times that debuted today.
May. 29, 2019
The agricultural company Solfrut is renovating its existing olive oil production plant. The new one will have a state-of-the-art mill and see its storage capacity increase to 4,000 tons.
Jan. 23, 2019
The tax has been forcing olive oil producers to sell down their stocks as quickly as possible and dampening the optimism that had previously been palpable in the sector.
Apr. 21, 2014
Uruguay led the region with four awards, followed by Mexico and Peru with three wins each. Chile won two awards, and Argentina took one.
Jan. 9, 2013
La Rioja, Argentina has implemented a program to provide each family in the region with their own olive tree plant.
Oct. 14, 2012
A proposed campaign aims to boost domestic sales, stimulate production and change the perception of olive oil among Argentine consumers.
Feb. 27, 2012
Argentina's olive oil industry is expected to double by 2020 firmly establishing it among the top producers in the world.