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May. 8, 2017

Argentine Oils: From 'Plan B' Crop to Award Winners

In wine-soaked Argentina, EVOO is beginning to make its mark.

Sep. 8, 2014

Morocco, Argentina Seek to Increase Olive Production

Plans are underway in both Morocco and Argentina to increase the output of olives and olive oil.

Jun. 24, 2014

Argentine Olive Oil Producers Face Poor Harvest, Low Prices

Poor harvest and an international market flooded with Spanish product, have forced a number of olive oil producers in Argentina to close shop.

Oct. 14, 2012

In Argentina, a Push to Make Olive Oil a 'National Food'

A proposed campaign aims to boost domestic sales, stimulate production and change the perception of olive oil among Argentine consumers.

Jul. 12, 2012

Argentina to IOC: Campesterol Level Must Change

Argentina continued its push for a revision to the International Olive Council limit for campesterol in olive oil at the IOC Council of Members meeting in Buenos Aires.

Feb. 27, 2012

Argentina's Olive Oil Production Expected to Double By 2020

Argentina's olive oil industry is expected to double by 2020 firmly establishing it among the top producers in the world.

Oct. 18, 2011

Olive Council Reaches Out to Emerging South American Industry

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

American Investor Argentine Olive Ranch Buys San Juan Plantation

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

Home Team Argentina Dominates Olivinus Olive Oil Competition

Argentine olive oil producers received the most prizes at the fifth annual Olivinus International Olive Oil Competition held in Mendoza.

Jul. 26, 2011

Fifth Olivinus Olive Oil Competition Coming to Mendoza

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.

Jul. 5, 2011

Argentina’s Yancanelo Gets New Bottling Line

Yancanelo, a major producer of extra virgin olive oil in Argentina’s Mendoza providence, has announced it will invest 500,000 pesos ($121,833) in a new bottling line at its plant in San Rafael.

Jun. 17, 2011

The Olive Merchant

Even in a city rife with nostalgia, where crumbling European-style haciendas offer constant reminders of its glory days, La Casa de Las Aceitunas is a dusty gem you’d be hard pressed to find anywhere else.

Apr. 17, 2011

Lack of Farm Workers in Argentina Weakens Vulnerable Olive Oil Industry

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

Catamarca Unveils New Research Facility for Olive Oil Production

"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

Argentina’s Olive Oil Industry Continues to Face Challenges

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.

Mar. 1, 2011

An Olive Oil Immersion in Mendoza

Steps from Mendoza's Hotel Internacional, Verolio is a place to fall in love with fresh local olive oils, delicious Argentinian dishes and great wines.

Feb. 14, 2011

Argentina President Promises Aid for Troubled Olive Oil Industry

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has pledged federal government help to Argentina's battered olive oil industry following layoffs in the Catamarca region.

Jan. 5, 2011

Local Olive Oil Crisis Underscores Argentina's Bigger Problems

Pomán has demanded that the Catamarca Government move to counter a crisis in the local olive oil industry that has led to fifty layoffs in the past two weeks