Oct. 10, 2022
With 2,000 trees recently planted in super-high-density and a new mill, the award-winning company in San Juan seeks to grow Argentina’s olive oil culture.
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. 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.
Apr. 6, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads through Argentina, olive growers and oil producers are facing complications both during and after the harvest. Small producers are likely to be impacted the most.
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.
Jun. 24, 2014
Poor harvest and an international market flooded with Spanish product, have forced a number of olive oil producers in Argentina to close shop.
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.