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May. 18, 2016

Motion Supports False Advertising Case Against Filippo Berio Olive Oil

The plaintiff stated that she understood the term “Imported from Italy” on the Filippo Berio olive oil label to mean the oil was made from olives "grown, crushed, bottled, and shipped from Italy."

May. 12, 2016

Marketplace for World's Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils Nears Launch

A new "Buy Now" button will soon appear beside the winning brands on bestoliveoils.com, the annual guide to the best olive oils in the world.

May. 5, 2016

Trade Deal Would Remove Tariff Imbalance for U.S. Olive Oil Producers

As American olive oil producers continue efforts to expand the market for their products, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership would provide significant relief to exporters.

Apr. 14, 2016

International Culinary Center to Offer Olive Oil Sommelier Certification

The new program's executive director, Curtis Cord and Dorothy Hamilton, the founder of the International Culinary Center, announced the joint project at the NYIOOC press conference today.

Mar. 29, 2016

'Best Olive Oils Marketplace' Opens to U.S. Vendors

With just a few clicks, consumers and retail buyers will now be able to order NYIOOC award-winners directly from U.S. merchants who stock them

Mar. 17, 2016

Deoleo Recalls Bertolli and Carapelli Products

For the second time in four months, Bertolli and Carapelli olive oils are recalled, this time over concerns about the presence of pesticides.

Mar. 11, 2016

World's Second-Largest Retailer Wants to be Known for its Olive Oil

Olive Oil Times publisher Curtis Cord spoke with Costco buyer Chad Sokol, who handles the commodity and dry grocery buying for the company’s warehouse stores throughout Northern California and many more in Nevada.

Mar. 9, 2016

Olive Farming Seen as a Promising Alternative to Ailing Citrus Industry in Florida

As citrus greening disease shows no sign of abating, some Florida farmers venture into growing olives on fields that have only known oranges.

Feb. 19, 2016

Xylella Fastidiosa Continues to Spread in Corsica

The spread of the Xylella fastidiosa bacterium on the French island of Corsica has been a cause of concern since the first case was detected last summer in Propriano.

Feb. 1, 2016

Course for Advanced Tasters at McEvoy Ranch

On February 8, noted researcher Agustí Romero will teach a course examining the causes of various olive oil attributes.

Jan. 27, 2016

'New World' Producers Set to Announce Trade Group to Rival International Olive Council

An announcement is expected on the formation of a trade group made up of New World olive oil producing countries, an organization that would rival the Madrid-based International Olive Council.

Jan. 25, 2016

U.S. Producers' Group, Waving '60 Minutes' Report, Calls Trade Agreement a 'Missed Opportunity'

The American Olive Oil Producers Association said the Trans-Pacific Partnership "should have been the beginning of a forum of New World olive oil producing countries."

Jan. 19, 2016

Olive Oil Commission of California Holds Informational Meeting

The OOCC was formed by the California olive oil industry for the purpose of developing, verifying and enforcing standards for California olive oil, and for conducting research on olives and olive oil. It held a meeting in Sacramento last week.

Dec. 2, 2015

Olive Council Elects New Leader

The Council of Members nominated Abdellatif Ghedira, a Tunisian, who was selected among a group of applicants including Moroccan and Spanish candidates.

Nov. 16, 2015

Deoleo Recalls Bertolli and Carapeilli Olive Oils it Says May Have 'Prematurely Spoiled'

Deoleo USA issued a recall of some of its Bertolli and Carapelli products distributed in the U.S. from January through May, 2015.

Nov. 16, 2015

Floridians Look to a Future with Local Olive Oil

The Sunshine State's high humidity and heavy rains have long been seen as inhospitable to the olive, but it's too soon to know if recent efforts will bear fruit.

Nov. 5, 2015

Pompeian and Dcoop Subsidiary Mercaoleo Announce Partnership

Baltimore's Pompeian Group and Mercaoleo, the Spanish subsidiary of the world’s top olive oil producer, have partnered to address the growing US market.

Oct. 15, 2015

California's Bumper Crop Might Not Yield the Oil Some Predicted

Producers caution it's too soon to say if the jump in fruit tonnage will yield the 4 million gallons predicted earlier.

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