“Sabor A Mendoza” Seeks to Expand Argentina Olive Oil Tourism

Patrick Archer agribusiness, tourism, wine & vineyards

Mendoza is a unique Argentine province with multiple trails devoted to promoting local industry and generating more inbound tourism. First there was the Wine Trail, then came the Golf Trail and now Mendoza is ready to promote La Ruta del Olivo or The Olive Trail. Like grapes, premium olives and olive oil are now synonymous with Argentina, the #1 olive …

With Pressing Global Demand, Olives Are Argentina’s Fastest-Growing Crop

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, wine & vineyards

Good news for the olive industry in Argentina: Olives are officially the fastest-growing crop in Argentina, as global demand for olive oil and olives is booming. In 2011, Argentina exported over US$30 million worth of both products in 2011, and much of the virgin and extra virgin olive oil was sold to Brazil, Italy and the United States, the world’s number …