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.
Apr. 28, 2020
The move comes as a blow to olive oil producers who may lose out while the rest of the bloc negotiates free trade deals with South Korea and Canada. Argentina will continue working with the Mercosur to implement a previously agreed deal with the European Union.
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.
Jul. 18, 2018
As Argentina's energy minister deregulates the sector and electricity costs shoot up, olive farmers are feeling the effects.
Jul. 5, 2018
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.
Jun. 21, 2018
Diplomatic and trade tensions loomed large over what was otherwise an uneventful conclusion to the 107th session of the Council of Members meeting of the International Olive Council (IOC), which concluded today in Buenos Aires. Representatives of each member nation took turns reading out the findings of each of the four committees, which were closed
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.
Oct. 18, 2011
Argentina remains the IOC's only member in Latin America, but other countries in the region are lately receiving more attention from the intergovernmental organization.
Sep. 23, 2011
According to a report, an investment group headed by Ralph Rybacki will put up $11.9 million towards the purchase of a 2,471 acre olive plantation and the construction of a new olive oil factory.
Sep. 15, 2011
Argentine olive oil producers received the most prizes at the fifth annual Olivinus International Olive Oil Competition held in Mendoza.
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.