Articles about California Olive Oil Council
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bill to Create California Olive Oil Commission Clears Senate
The Senate approved a measure to establish a state commission to strengthen the competitiveness of California’s olive oil industry.
Farm Bill Amendment Draws Attention to Divided Industry
The battle over an import control provision drew attention to a greatly divided olive oil industry.
House Rejects Olive Oil Import Restrictions, Then Farm Bill Altogether
The House failed to pass the 5- year Farm Bill after an overwhelming vote to strike an olive oil provision.
Olive Oil Quality Seals? Take Your Pick
Quality seal programs certify the quality of the olive oils displaying their stickers so consumers can buy with confidence.
Olive Oil Fridge Test? Don’t Count On It.
Dr. Oz urged his 3 million viewers to test EVOO by chilling it, but experts say the “fridge test” for olive oil is a long-standing myth.
USDA Surveys the Chemical Profiles of American Olive Oils
A new study illustrates the chemical diversity of olive oil varietals in the U.S. to fine-tune standards and prevent trade restrictions for American exporters.