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Jun. 10, 2018

Award-Winning Miller Says Goodbye to Pacific Sun

Pablo Voitzuk leaves California's Pacific Sun Farms in the wake of the company's decision to shut down its olive oil production mill after seven successful years and a plethora of awards.

May. 23, 2018

Importers' Group Announces New Labeling Rules

The North American Olive Oil Association will require its members to apply two-year best-by dates on labels, ensure that country of origin details are clear, and provide recommendations for storage and usage.

May. 17, 2018

Fourth Olive Oil Conference Coming to Chicago Area

Producers, importers and retailers will gather to hear from speakers discussing a wide range of topics, from olive oil health and nutrition to strengthening quality controls and standards.

Mar. 5, 2018

Fighting for the Future of Canola With Genetic Engineering

Seed companies are engaging in a high-stakes effort to develop new clubroot-resistant seeds in order to protect Canada's $21 billion canola oil industry.

Feb. 27, 2018

Winners and Losers in the Growing American Market for Bulk Imports

Some exporters have been able to take advantage of the growing American demand for bulk olive oil.

Feb. 5, 2018

Beef and Olive Oil Deal Breakers in Ongoing EU-Mercosur Talks

Sensitive agricultural products are the sticking points in the almost two-decade-long negotiations of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement.

Jan. 22, 2018

Simplifying Science is the Goal of New U.S. Marketing Campaign

At a California conference, the International Olive Council laid out its plan to translate the wealth of proven health benefits to growing consumer consumption.

Jan. 17, 2018

UC Davis Olive Center Turns 10

The University of California at Davis Olive Center celebrates its tenth anniversary this week as a research and education center that continues to make an impact on the olive oil industry worldwide.

Jan. 10, 2018

Restaurant, Wine Retailer Team Up to Pair Wines, Olive Oils and Foods

An olive oil sommelier is sharing his passion through a series of events in Olympia, Washington.

Dec. 22, 2017

Smithsonian Explores the World's Best Olive Oils

The Smithsonian Institution will host a seminar to explore high-quality extra virgin olive oils on February 3.

Dec. 15, 2017

California Olive Ranch Gets $35M Investment

COR said it had received the largest investment ever for an American producer that will be used for research, expansion, and the implementation of environmental initiatives.

Dec. 13, 2017

American Lab Recertified by Olive Council

Eurofins remains the only privately owned American laboratory to receive the IOC recognition.

Nov. 30, 2017

After Wildfires, California Producers Find Inspiration in Harvest

California olive growers discuss this year's expected yields, as well as the challenges and rewards of their work.

Nov. 8, 2017

Cobram Estate's New Chef Wants to 'Set the Tone' for California's Olive Oil Culture

Kevin O'Connor has spent the last few months learning all he can about olive oil as the resident chef for the Australian brand that recently set up shop in the U.S.

Nov. 3, 2017

'Veronica Foods' Lawsuit Dismissed

A lawsuit filed last year by the North American Olive Oil Association against the distributor to specialty shops was dismissed after the court found that "standing had not been established."

Nov. 1, 2017

California Olive Ranch Looks Abroad

CEO Gregg Kelley called an alliance with producers in Argentina “an opportunity to bring a diverse portfolio to our customers while growing our network of farms and grower partners.”

Oct. 23, 2017

Wildfires Not Expected to Impact Record Olive Oil Production in California

The 2017 harvest is on track for a record production of 4.3 million gallons, according to the California Olive Oil Council.

Oct. 17, 2017

Olive Oil Importers Name New Director

The North American Olive Oil Association has named Colavita attorney Joseph R. Profaci executive director of the trade group of major American olive oil importers.

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