California Olive Oil Council

California Approves Olive Oil Standards

The California olive oil industry is cheering as the state adopts new standards for olive oil produced in the state.

Freshness A Key Ingredient for Pasolivo

The family-run company attributes the brand’s success to making California Olive Oil Council (COOC) certification a top priority.
Special Report

Drought Just a Bump in the Road for California Olive Oil

Despite the long-lasting drought, domestic production is increasing as Americans become more educated about local olive oils.

Divergent Views on Proposed California Olive Oil Standards

Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.
Olive Oil Times Special

Who’s Who On New Olive Oil Commission of California

To improve the state’s competitiveness the commission is expected to set meaningful and mandatory olive oil standards.

California Producers Approve State Olive Oil Commission

California producers voted into existence a new Olive Oil Commission of California with an eye toward enhancing the competitiveness of the state’s olive oil industry.
Special Report

Importers and California Producers Begin a Dialogue in Davis

In an unlikely meeting, California olive oil producers met with major olive oil importers at U.C. Davis to find common ground.

California Establishes Olive Oil Commission

The California Olive Oil Commission would conduct research and recommend olive oil grades and labeling standards in the state.