Best Olive Oils Brazil
During the colonial period (16th and 19th centuries), Brazil's olive groves were
eradicated by order of the King of Portugal who feared the Brazilian
In recent years, some initiatives have been taken to boost the production of olive oil in Brazil.
Today, the cultivation of olive trees and the production of olive oil are in the Serra da Mantiqueira, Minas Gerais, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro and in the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Paraná and other regions, where the climatic and the environmental conditions are more convenient.
Technologies have been enhanced and the cultivated territories have been extended. Over time, the production processes were also improved and the quality of the products was increased.
Nowadays, Brazil participates in various national and international olive oil competitions and the quality of its olive oils is increasingly recognized and rewarded.