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Tag: olive oil

  • Monday, January 13th 2020 - 09:44 UTC

    Uruguay becoming a premium olive oil production and exporting country

    “The increase in cultivated area in the period of 2010 to 2019 has quintupled, and these new olive trees have entered production”

    Olive oil producers in Uruguay enjoyed a record-setting harvest in 2019, according to a new report compiled by Uruguay’s Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries. In effect Uruguay produced 2,775 tons of extra virgin olive oil, according to the report, an increase of more than 360% over the rolling five-year average.