Jan. 5, 2021
By identifying centenary olive trees, the organizers of Sudoliva hope to promote olive oil culture in the Americas and help producers along the way.
Dec. 4, 2020
Growing apathy in South America and hostility in Europe have thrown the future of the landmark deal into doubt. Uruguay and Spain have stepped in to try and breathe new life into what could be the world’s largest free trade deal.
Aug. 24, 2020
Angela Merkel is concerned that dropping E.U. tariffs on some agricultural products from Brazil will expedite deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
May. 25, 2020
Producers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico overcame drought and other challenges during the 2019 harvest to win a combined 14 awards at the World Olive Oil Competition.
Jan. 10, 2020
In 2019, Uruguay quadrupled its olive oil production relative to the previous year. As trees come into maturity, production is likely to continue trending upwards.
Oct. 17, 2019
Guía Oliva 2019 reviews and rates extra virgin and flavored olive oils that are sold in Chile.
May. 29, 2019
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.
Jan. 23, 2019
The tax has been forcing olive oil producers to sell down their stocks as quickly as possible and dampening the optimism that had previously been palpable in the sector.
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
Apr. 5, 2013
A Peruvian tribunal has quashed anti-subsidy duties the country had been imposing on imports of Italian and Spanish olive oil.
Nov. 16, 2012
The olive oil sector is set to reach a half million liters this year, and industry representatives say the key to further growth is quality.