Chile

Fairs and Competitions

Chilean Guidebook Seeks to Promote Local Producers and Consumption

Guía Oliva 2019 will rate and describe extra virgin olive oils sold in Chile. The authors intend to educate consumers about what is going on in the Chilean olive oil world.

A Golden Start to the Harvest in Chile

With the harvest in full swing, producers in Chile reported an overall slip in output, while their brands garnered international acclaim for quality.

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.

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.
Special Report

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.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

Building Chilean Identity Through EVOO

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

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.