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Sep. 25, 2014

Peru Conference Hopes to Bridge Research and Production

Peru plans to bridge gap between research and production today at the International Innovation Forum in Tacna.

Jul. 29, 2014

Sol D’Oro Competition To Launch Southern Hemisphere Edition in Chile

The competition will launch its first Southern Hemisphere edition in Santiago the last week of September.

Jul. 25, 2014

L.A. Competition Announces Southern Hemisphere Winners

Sixy-six producers hailing from Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa and Uruguay participated in the competition, which celebrated its 15th year.

Oct. 30, 2013

Argentina’s Olive Oil Industry In Crisis

Argentina's olive oil industry is struggling to compete on the world stage and lacks the internal market to absorb the resulting surplus.

Oct. 15, 2013

Olive Oil Promotional Campaign Launches in Brazil

“It goes with everything that’s good” is the slogan behind a new campaign to teach Brazilians about the health benefits and culinary versatility of olive oil and table olives.

Aug. 30, 2013

Uruguay Joins International Olive Council

Uruguay has become the second South American country to join the International Olive Council following Argentina, which signed on in 2009.

Apr. 5, 2013

Peru Must Lift Anti-Subsidy Duties on Italian and Spanish Olive Oil

A Peruvian tribunal has quashed anti-subsidy duties the country had been imposing on imports of Italian and Spanish olive oil.

Feb. 7, 2013

Argentina Olive Oil Sector Seeks to Rebuild

After a very rocky year plagued by climate factors, high costs and falling prices, Argentina's olive oil sector approaches 2013 with caution.

Dec. 1, 2012

Argentina Declares Olive Oil a ‘National Food’

A new initiative will promote domestic marketing, production and consumption of olive oil in Argentina, where for every four liters of oil produced, just one is consumed at home.

Nov. 19, 2012

Chile's Olisur Continues International Expansion

With a strong presence in the USA, Canada and Japan, Chilean manufacturer Olisur continues to push international expansion.

Nov. 16, 2012

Quality is Key for Uruguay’s Growing Olive Oil Sector

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.

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.

Oct. 14, 2012

Campaign for Spanish Olive Oil in Mexico City

Eight of Mexico City’s top restaurants will feature Spanish extra virgin olive oil as the star as part of a month-long campaign.

Jul. 17, 2012

Uruguay Moves to Join Olive Council

At its annual meeting the International Olive Council said Uruguay has begun the process to join the intergovernmental organization.

May. 22, 2012

Olive Council Seeks Bids for Promotional Work in Brazil, China

The IOC has called for tenders for the 2012/13 phases of its promotions in Brazil and China, both of which are to emphasize health benefits and quality.

Mar. 13, 2012

ChileOliva to Host Seminar on Olive Oil Processing

The Chilean trade organization partners up with InnovaChile to offer a seminar on the olive oil quality, processing and efficiency in central Chile.

Mar. 2, 2012

Chile Looks for Stronger Ties with Andalusia

The South American country's burgeoning olive oil industry aims to form an alliance with Jaén and Andalusia, Spain's core olive producing region, to further expansion.

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.

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