Chilean Creator Stories: Jorge Contreras

Today we share  the story of one of the creators of Chilean Olive Oil: Jorge Contreras, Agricultural Manager of Las Doscientas

Read our interview with him below to get a glimpse into the lives of the people bringing Chilean Olive Oil into the world, and a personal view of Chile as a country.

 

Where are you from, and how did you make your way to this grove/location?

I was born in the town called De Las Cabras, which is part of the 6th region of Chile. I studied in Las Garzaz School of Agriculture, and received my Agricultural Technician certification.

I began working with...

Posted on Nov 08th Read More >>

Chilean Creator Stories: Horacio Guzman

Today we share the story of one of the creators of Chilean Olive Oil:  Horacio Guzman, Jefe Campos Región Metropolitana of Olivícola Valle Grande

Read our interview with him below to get a glimpse into the lives of the people bringing Chilean Olive Oil into the world, and a personal view of Chile as a country.

 

What’s your name?

Angel Horacio Guzman Vertero.

 

Where are you from?

I was born in Santiago, but I’ve lived in Isla de Maipo my whole life (on the onskirts of Santiago).

 

What is your profession?

I’m part of the Valle Grande S.A. (OLAVE) business. I’m in charge of the fields in Melipilla and...

Posted on Oct 22nd Read More >>

Thank You for Attending Our Boston Bakes Charity Bakeoff!

We’d like to thank all of you for coming out to our Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer Charity Bakeoff last Tuesday night! We were happy to host in the beautiful Arts for the Armory in Somerville, and look forward to hearing thoughts about the event from all of you!

The night featured delicious treats from none other than Boston’s best:  No. 9 Park, Isabelle’s Curly Cakes, Sofra Bakery & Cafe, Treats on Washington, and Independent Chef Jon Sargent. The bakers each brought forth one dessert created with Chilean Extra Virgin Olive Oil to contend for the Grand Prize of a donation in their...

Posted on Oct 15th Read More >>

Chilean Creator Stories: Maria Hurtado

Today we share the story of one of the creators of Chilean Olive Oil: Maria Hurtado, Production Manager

Read our interview with her below to get a glimpse into the lives of the people bringing Chilean Olive Oil into the world, and a personal view of Chile as a country.

 

Where are you from, and how did you make your way to this grove/location?

I was born in a town south of Santiago, Chile and studied agronomy at the University of Chile in Santiago. I worked many years as an academic at the Faculty of Agronomy at the University and devoted my research...

Posted on Oct 10th Read More >>

Indulge your sweet tooth with desserts baked with Chile EVOO!

We’re bringing together top bakers, pastry chefs, and dessert artists from establishments across Boston to compete for charity using Olive Oil inspired dishes. The bakers will each bring forth one dessert created with Chilean Extra Virgin Olive Oil to contend for the Grand Prize of a donation in their name to Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer Inc., an organization that actively helps fund breast cancer research.

There will be an olive oil tasting with a tasting master, raffles, and other treats! Gift bags will also be given away to all attendees.

The night will feature delicious treats from none other than Boston’s...

Posted on Oct 04th Read More >>

Chilean Creator Stories: Jose Miguel Honorato

Today we share the story of one of the creators of Chilean Olive Oil: Jose Miguel Honorato, Gerente General of Vina Maghten

Read our interview with him below to get a glimpse into the lives of the people bringing Chilean Olive Oil into the world, and a personal view of Chile as a country.

Where are you from, and how did you make your way to this grove/location?

I was born in the town called De Las Cabras, which is part of the 6th region of Chile. I studied in Las Garzaz School of Agriculture, and received my Agricultural Technician certification.

I began working...

Posted on Oct 02nd Read More >>

Eat, Cook, Love and Share! Chile Olive Oil Photo Share Contest

We want to know how you use Chile Olive Oil! Submit a picture showcasing how you use Chile Olive Oil by October 8th for amazing prizes!!

Top prize wins an iPhone5* … a year of Chilean Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Wines from Chiles … and all you have to do is take a picture with your camera or your mobile phone for one or all of these categories:

What are you eating?
What are you cooking?
Fresh Face of Chile Olive Oil – Show us how fresh food makes you FEEL!  (and you might end up with your face on a bottle of Chile Olive...

Posted on Oct 01st Read More >>

Get Ready Boston! The Chile EVOO Bakeoff for Charity is coming!

We’re bringing together top bakers, pastry chefs, and dessert artists from restaurants and bakeries across Boston to compete for a good cause! Learn more about our Boston Bakeoff coming up October 9th in association with the charity Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer here: http://chileevoobostonbakeoff.eventbrite.com/

**RSVPs are limited for the public, so if you’re interested sign up soon!**

Interested in trying your own hand at baking with Chilean EVOO? Check out our tips here! 

For some inspiring dessert recipes, check out our recipe section.

Posted on Sep 25th Read More >>

Chilean Creator Stories: Marco Rojas

Today we share the story of one of the creators of Chilean Olive Oil: Marco Antonio Rojas Roble, Agricultural Manager of Olivícola Valle Grande

Read our interview with him below to get a glimpse into the lives of the people bringing Chilean Olive Oil into the world, and a personal view of Chile as a country.

 

Where are you from?

I was born in a small village close to Santiago called El Monte.

 

What do you do?

I’ve worked for Valle Grande, S.A., one of the first companies that started producing olive oil in Chile, for over ten years. Currently, the business has 800 hectares- 150 ha....

Posted on Sep 18th Read More >>

Chilean Creator Stories: Gabriela Moglia

Today we share the story of one of the creators of Chilean Olive Oil: Gabriela Moglia,  Gerente General of Chile Oliva

Read our interview with her below to get a glimpse into the lives of the people bringing Chilean Olive Oil into the world, and a personal view of Chile as a country.

 

Where are you from, and how did you make your way to this grove/location?

I am from Santiago of Chile. I studied agricultural engineering at the University of Chile where I received a diploma in olive oil production. When I started in university, I immediately began working with the Association...

Posted on Sep 13th Read More >>
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