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. 30, 2018
Olive oil sales in Mendoza doubled this year, mostly to Brazil, Canada, Chile, the United States, Mexico and Spain.
Nov. 21, 2017
The Minister for Planning and Industry in La Rioja said that the provincial government had already been in talks with seven other provinces in both Argentina and Chile about making headway on the project.
Nov. 10, 2017
Recent floods have mostly spared Argentina's olive plantations as producers and exporters remain upbeat about the sector's potential.
Aug. 16, 2017
The leading American olive oil producer is sourcing oils from South America in its continuing pursuit of market share.
Jul. 26, 2011
This year's competition, which will be held the end of August at the Hotel Internacional in Mendoza, Argentina, will feature the participation of 21 countries and over 400 extra virgin olive oils.
Apr. 17, 2011
Cultivation in Cuyo is expected to grow 40 percent, but half of this green gold will never make it to store shelves. There are simply not enough workers to harvest the olives.
Apr. 3, 2011
"Producers will gain access to technical assistance in the field and at the pilot plant with the aim of improving the quality of their products." - Flavio Fama, National University of Catamarca
Mar. 16, 2011
The situation has only gotten bleaker for Argentina’s flailing olive oil industry, which finds itself in a financial predicament driven by stagnant prices and rising production costs.
Feb. 14, 2011
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has pledged federal government help to Argentina's battered olive oil industry following layoffs in the Catamarca region.