Daily Archives: April 12, 2014

  • Uruguay olive sector overview from Uruguay XXI Investment & Export Promotion Institute

    At present, Uruguay has already overcome 9,000 acres planted throughout the country, with a sustained development that occupies an important place in the production and domestic industry. These plantations are in active expansion, with a growth rate of 500 to 1,000 hectares per year.

    The first olive plantations in Uruguay were recorded in the coast of Miguelete stream, in the department of Montevideo, in 1780, belonging to Buenos Aires. In 1937 a law for the promotion of olive growing was adopted, and by 1950 1,000 hectares were already planted in Uruguayan territory, concentrated in the departments of Río Negro, Paysandú, Salto and Montevideo

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    At present, Uruguay has already overcome 9,000 acres planted throughout the country, with a sustained development that occupies an important place in the production and domestic industry. These plantations are in active expansion, with a growth rate of 500 to 1,000 hectares per... 
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  • Meet the Producer-Oleoestepa Olive Oil from Spain

    Join us for a very special and unique opportunity to meet an expert from one of the most decorated Olive Oil production companies in the world.

    This Olive Oil class at Con’ Olio is an intimate way to learn the truth and dispel myths about high quality fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

    This new class features guest olive oil producers who, along with us, will take you through a tasting of Ultra Premium just harvested EVOOs.

    For this first class we are excited to welcome Oleoestepa from Spain.

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    Join us for a very special and unique opportunity to meet an expert from one of the most decorated Olive Oil production companies in the world. This Olive Oil class at Con’ Olio is an intimate way to learn the truth and dispel myths about high quality fresh Extra Virgin... 
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