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Chile’s First Olive Oil Guide Launched in Santiago

Guía Oliva 2019 reviews and rates extra virgin and flavored olive oils that are sold in Chile.

Plans Stall for Buenos Aires ‘Quality Stamp’

Researchers found that a regional mark to identify local olive oils would add value, but a lack of cooperation among producers has led to inaction.

Producers and Exporters Eagerly Await Ratification of EU-Mercosur Deal

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.

EU-Mercosur Agreement Paves the Way for Tax-free Agricultural Trade

It is the largest deal the EU has struck in terms of tariff reduction, and also the one that has raised most concerns for repercussions on various business sectors and the environment.
Special Report

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.

Olive Oil Producers in Argentina Hope to Follow Malbec’s Lead

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

Argentina Is Building Latin America’s Largest Olive Oil Plant

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.