Chile

Jun. 22, 2022

NYIOOC Wins Waylay Economic Woes for Producers in Southern Cone

South American producers from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay combined to earn the highest number of awards for the region since 2019.

May. 25, 2022

Drought Continues to Concern Growers in Chile

Chile will produce less olive oil this year than in the previous season but close to the five-year average.

Apr. 28, 2022

Chile’s Ongoing Drought Leads to Water Rationing in Santiago

Six millions residents in the capital are feeling the tangible effects of the 12-year drought. The rest of the country is not faring much better.

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Oct. 26, 2021

Olive Oil Producers in Chile Hail a Record Yield

Chile produced 25,500 tons of olive oil in the 2020/21 crop year. But despite the bumper crop, exports fell substantially.

Jun. 30, 2021

South American Producers Celebrate NYIOOC Victories After Tough Year

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.

May. 17, 2021

Chilean Producers Manage a Hard Year to a Promising Harvest

Chile is expected to produce roughly 20,000 tons of olive oil in 2021. Producers have renewed focus on quality to help their brands stand out.

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May. 20, 2019

Record Year for South Americans at NYIOOC

Brazil, Chile and Argentina all enjoyed unprecedented wins, smashing previous records for overall and Gold Awards received. Uruguay also managed to win one Best in Class.

Nov. 7, 2018

Chilean Olive Oils on the Rise, but Challenges Await

Production hit a record high and domestic consumption is slowly growing, but some involved with the sector believe a few of the country’s largest challenges still lie ahead.

May. 16, 2018

S. American Producers Celebrate NYIOOC Wins

Producers from four countries touted the success as proof of the high quality of South American extra virgin olive oil.

Aug. 16, 2017

California Olive Ranch Joins with S. American Producers in New 'Americas Blend'

The leading American olive oil producer is sourcing oils from South America in its continuing pursuit of market share.

Mar. 28, 2017

Building Chilean Identity Through EVOO

Founded in 2006, Chile's Austral Family Estates is rapidly -- and thoughtfully -- garnering international acclaim.

Dec. 8, 2016

Chile Celebrates Olives From Azapa

This year, the small, fertile valley achieved its hard-fought geographic indication, On the far northern edge of the Atacama desert, Azapa receives no rain, yet wells fed by the winters in the high plains above provide year-round water.

Dec. 5, 2016

Chile on Track to Surpass 19 Percent Growth in Olive Oil Production

Projected to exceed 22,000 tons of olive oil production in 2016, Chile has overcome adverse climate conditions with a savvy combination of efficiency and a sharp focus on quality.

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Jul. 7, 2011

Chilean Olive Oil Continues Gains

Chile exported an unprecedented 1,522 tons of olive oil during the first five months of 2011, marking a 221 percent increase. The United States accounted for 40 percent of sales.

Mar. 1, 2011

Chilean Olive Oil Exports Sharply Higher

Following a trend led by its booming wine market, Chile’s olive oil industry expanded sales worldwide last year according to statistics just released.

Oct. 27, 2010

Olisur's Alfonso Swett: Chile will be a 'Major Olive Oil Player'

In only its fifth year Olisur produced 1.8 million liters of olive oil on its Chilean estate, mostly for North Americans. "We must produce for other countries, and they request sustainability."

Sep. 29, 2010

Spain's Bogaris Seeks Olive Groves in the U.S. and Chile

The diversified group of real estate, energy and agribusiness companies with headquarters in Seville, Spain predicts new acquisitions of olive plantations in Chile and the U.S. by 2012.

Jul. 15, 2010

Chilean Group Angelini Invests 3 Million Euros in Olive Oil Mill

In Chile, Angelini is going to invest more than 3 Million Euros in the construction of what will become one of the country’s most prominent olive oil mills.

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