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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.