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 …