Gregg Kelley’s Long View: ‘Quality Drives Consumption’
From $2 million to $80 million, one store to 20,000, Gregg Kelley has led California Olive Ranch to become the largest American olive oil producer. And he's just getting started.
California Passes Olive Oil Labeling Law
The new law reverses previous legislation that allowed labels to say 'made in California' even if the bulk of the product originated elsewhere.
High Society: Chemists Recognize 8 Olive Oil Tasting Panels that Made the Grade
The American Oil Chemists' Society anointed 8 panels on its annual list of top tasters.
France Announces Measures to Contain Xylella Fastidiosa Outbreak in Corsica
Following a confirmed infection of the deadly bacterium, the French ministry of agriculture has announced measures to contain its spread.
Third Loan Package Reluctantly Approved by Greek Parliament
Further unsettling the Greek political landscape, the Greek Parliament and the Eurogroup approved a controversial package Friday.
Texas Olive Growers Stake Their Claim
The Longhorn state has a long way to go to overcome California as America’s top dog in the olive and olive oil trade, but Texan farmers are planning to get there one step at a time.
India Says it Will Expand Olive Oil Production
Committing to a larger investment in the crop, the state government will increase the amount of land dedicated to olive tree cultivation.
Will the 2015 Olive Harvest Be a Good One?
It’s still early, but there is much speculation and anticipation about the upcoming olive harvest and its consequences for producers and consumers alike.
World Olive Oil Shortage Leads to Higher Prices
Increased yields in Greece and Tunisia were not enough to compensate for the shortages in Italy and Spain.
McGavin Vents to Morning Herald
Cobram Estate's Rob McGavin shared his frustrations over the difficulties in expanding to markets he said sorely need his award-winning olive oils.
2014 Production Woes Extend to France
While not at the scale of neighboring Italy and Spain, France shared the pain of the infamous 2014 harvest.
Gaea CEO’s Top Priority: ‘Keep Serving Our Clients Every Day’
Aris Kefalogiannis discusses his company’s continued success, the Greek economic crisis, and the urgent need for reform in Greece.
European Commission Publishes Xylella Fastidiosa Factsheet
The document points out that Xylella fastidiosa is one of the world’s deadliest plant bacteria and the only confirmed outbreak in the EU is in Apulia.