South America Olive Oil Market Outlook, 2028

Growing consumer preference for healthy cooking oils and the rising popularity of Mediterranean cuisine fuel the South American olive oil market by 2028.

A Mediterranean delicacy known as olive oil is finding more and more room on the tables of South America, a continent renowned for its rich culinary traditions. Due to shifting consumer preferences, rising health consciousness, and the region's changing culinary scene, the South American olive oil market has experienced extraordinary growth in recent years. The blending of cultures and cuisines is one of the defining characteristics of the South American olive oil market. Although it has Mediterranean roots, olive oil has made a seamless transition into South American cooking. South American chefs and home cooks have embraced the adaptability of extra virgin olive oil and its potential to improve the tastes of regional foods, from drizzling it over Brazilian feijoada to incorporating it into Argentine chimichurri sauce. The rise in health consciousness in South America has been a major factor in the demand for olive oil. Olive oil, with its reputation as heart-healthy cooking oil high in monounsaturated fats and antioxidants, fits the bill nicely as consumers seek out healthier and more nutrient-dense food options. This consciousness of the health benefits of olive oil has contributed to its rising popularity among South American consumers. The olive oil market in South America is made up of both domestically and internationally produced oils. Olive agriculture has advanced significantly in nations like Argentina and Chile, creating high-quality olive oils that are popular with local consumers. These domestic producers have taken advantage of the many terroirs and climates in the area to make olive oils with distinctive flavor profiles. And at the same time, South America imports a lot of olive oil, especially from Mediterranean nations like Spain and Italy. Consumers in the area now have access to a variety of options, from the powerful and peppery oils of Spain to the smooth and fruity kinds of Italy, thanks to this international interchange of olive oils. According to the research report "South America Olive Oil Market Outlook, 2028," published by Bonafide Research, the South America Olive Oil market is projected to add more than USD 280 Million from 2023 to 2028. The distinctive quality of olive oil in South America is found in the way that Mediterranean tradition and the vastly varied and rich culinary traditions of the continent are harmoniously combined. The colorful and diverse cuisine of South America has effortlessly incorporated olive oil into its cooking practices, resulting in a distinctive culinary tapestry. The versatility of South American olive oil is what makes it unique; it pairs well with regional specialties like Argentine asado, Peruvian ceviche, and Brazilian feijoada. Olive oil's adaptability improves the tastes of South American food while providing a touch of Mediterranean flair, whether it is used for marinating, sautéing, or as a finishing drizzle. Furthermore, South American consumers have a preference for extra-virgin and organic olive oils, demonstrating their dedication to quality and authenticity. Olive oil has cemented its position as a prized ingredient that spans continents and cultures in the South American culinary landscape because of the growing enthusiasm for premium olive oils that coincides with the region's expanding health consciousness and culinary experimentation. Olive oil has been added to traditional South American meals to improve their flavors and nutritional content. For instance, olive oil is frequently used in chimichurri sauce in Argentina and Brazil, where it enhances the robust tastes of feijoada. This use of olive oil in cherished regional dishes demonstrates its flexibility in various culinary cultures. Gourmet and premium olive oils are becoming more popular among South American customers. Growing in popularity are extra virgin olive oils, organic varietals, and oils with distinctive flavor qualities. This style reveals a willingness to spend money on premium products and a desire for more sophisticated culinary experiences.

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Based on report market is segmented into three major countries, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia. Among them market is majorly dominated by Brazil with significant market share. Olive oil is widely used in Brazil's diversified and culturally rich cuisine, which draws heavily from Portuguese, African, and indigenous traditions. It has developed into a crucial component in a wide range of Brazilian cuisine, from the classic feijoada to more modern salads and grilled meats, boosting flavors and supporting the thriving culinary scene in the nation. Brazilians' changing food preferences are a result of urbanization and the country's expanding middle class. Due to its heart-healthy properties and adaptability in cooking, olive oil has become more popular as preferred cooking oil as consumers choose healthier and more nutrient-dense food options. The nationwide demand for items made with olive oil has been spurred by this rise in health consciousness. The extra-virgin, pure, and organic versions of olive oil have also found an audience in the Brazilian market. Customers look for products that suit their preferences, whether it's the extra virgin olive oil's purity and freshness for spreading over salads or the pure olive oil's adaptability for regular cooking. A wide range of tastes and cooking requirements have been catered to by this variation in product choices. Furthermore, Brazil's robust economy and the increasing purchasing power of its population have facilitated the affordability of olive oil products, making them accessible to a larger number of households. Retailers, including supermarkets and hypermarkets, have played a crucial role in ensuring the widespread availability of olive oil across the country, contributing to its market dominance. Based on nature market is divided into conventional and organic. Organic type is expected to grow at fastest rate in South America olive oil market.

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Manmayi Raval

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Consumers in South America are giving health and wellness a higher priority when making food decisions. Organic olive oil is thought to be healthier and more environmentally friendly because it is produced without synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or genetically modified organisms. People are drawn to organic products, such as olive oil, as they grow more health conscious because of their possible health benefits and less chemical exposure. Due to its associations with health advantages, superior flavor, and ethical production processes, organic olive oil is frequently seen as a luxury product. Customers in South America, especially those who value fine dining, are ready to spend money on premium organic olive oil to improve the flavors of their dishes, which is helping the industry expand. South American cuisine is known for its diversity and fusion of flavors. As consumers in the region continue to explore international cuisines and culinary innovations, they seek premium and unique ingredients like organic olive oil to enhance their culinary creations. This trend fuels the demand for organic varieties, which are prized for their quality and authenticity. Based on End-User market is divided into household, industrial and food service industries. Among them food service industry is expected to grow at fastest rate in South America. Furthermore, the distribution channel of the market includes convenience stores, hypermarket / supermarket, direct sales, online and others. The food service sector in South America is renowned for its inventiveness and creativity. Olive oil is being used more frequently by chefs and other culinary experts in the area to improve the flavor profiles of various foods. This culinary invention benefits from the flexible usage of olive oil in a variety of cuisines, including classic South American fare and international fusion meals. Olive oil is a common element in the international and fusion cuisines that are frequently served in South American restaurants. These meals, whether they are Mediterranean-inspired, Mediterranean-South American fusions, or other cuisines that employ olive oil for its distinct flavor and health advantages, all help fuel the rising demand for olive oil. Online channel is predicted to grow at significant rate in South America olive oil market. Online shopping provides customers with unmatched convenience, allowing them to browse and buy olive oil items from the comfort of their homes or while they are on the road using smartphones and computers. This convenience is particularly tempting to shoppers with hectic schedules who might choose online shopping over going to physical stores. It is now more dependable and efficient for online retailers to deliver goods to customers' doorsteps because of improvements in South America's logistics and delivery infrastructure. Due to this, online shopping has increased, especially for perishable goods like olive oil. The use of smartphones and the internet in South America has increased, making it easier for customers to access online shopping sites. The region's e-commerce market expands in accordance with the growth of the internet population.

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Considered in this report • Geography: South America • Historic year: 2017 • Base year: 2022 • Estimated year: 2023 • Forecast year: 2028 Aspects covered in this report • South America Olive Oil with its value and forecast along with its segments • Country-wise Olive Oil market analysis • Various drivers and challenges • On-going trends and developments • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation Countries covered in the report • Brazil • Argentina • Colombia By Nature: • Conventional • Organic By End-User: • Domestic • Industrial • Food Service By Distribution Channel: • Convenience store • Hypermarket/Supermarket • Direct Sales • Online • Others The approach of the report This report consists of a combined approach of primary and secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and list the companies that are present in it. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases, annual reports of companies, and government-generated reports and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources, primary research was conducted by conducting telephone interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducting trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this; we have started making primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting them in regional aspects, tier aspects, age group, and gender. Once we have primary data with us, we can start verifying the details obtained from secondary sources. Intended audience This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations and organisations related to the Olive Oil industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing and presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.

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