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Jan. 5, 2015

California Olive Ranch Acquires Lucini Italia

The largest American olive oil producer, announced its acquisition of Lucini Italia, a producer and importer of Italian extra virgin olive oils.

Jan. 5, 2015

California's 'We Olive' Opens in Brooklyn

California-based olive oil retailer We Olive has opened its first East Coast franchise in the Brooklyn, New York neighborhood of Boerum Hill.

Jan. 2, 2015

Texas Olive Farmers Elect Leaders

Texas olive oils reached a milestone when growers elected their first board of directors to help advocate for the booming industry.

Oct. 27, 2014

Costco Reportedly Inks Deal with Greek Producer

Costco representatives and U.S. distributor Tassos Chronopoulos made a deal with Cretan olive oil producer Botzakis, S.A.

Oct. 20, 2014

Retailer Gets His Day in 'Shark Tank'

A Midwestern olive oil specialty retailer will pitch his business on the popular American television show tonight at 9:00 PM (EST).

Sep. 18, 2014

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.

Sep. 9, 2014

U.S. Olive Oil Imports Bounce Back, Not So Much in China, Brazil

U.S. olive oil imports bounced back strongly, but the news is not as good in the other key markets of China and Brazil.

Sep. 2, 2014

Despite Drought, Calif. Olive Growers Will See Good Return

The Olive Growers Council of California reached a favorable agreement with table olive processors after drought has left many farmers hurting.

Sep. 2, 2014

Olive Oil Among Top Organic Imports in U.S.

Organic olive oil worth $166 million was imported by the United States last year, the first in which it was tracked by the USDA.

Aug. 28, 2014

Award-Winning Coldani Acquires Lodi Olive Oil Co.

Coldani Olive Ranch, maker of Calivirgin olive oil, acquired a regional producer to open new doors for both brands.

Aug. 21, 2014

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.

Aug. 18, 2014

Drought Threatens Consumer Olive Oil Prices in the U.S. and Abroad

Severe drought in California and Spain will reduce production and drive up prices, according to industry analysts.

Jul. 22, 2014

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.

Jul. 8, 2014

Survey Finds Consumers Both Enthused, and Confused, About Olive Oil

Americans use olive oil a lot once they start, but myths persist and they still find choosing an olive oil confusing, a survey found.

Jul. 4, 2014

California Commission Releases Proposed Olive Oil Standards

The newly created Olive Oil Commission of California made its recommendations for new grade and labeling standards to the Secretary of Food and Agriculture.

Jul. 4, 2014

Fancy Food Show Rife with Opportunities for Olive Oil Stakeholders

Olive oil producers, exporters, retailers and promotion committees converged at the massive event that draws over 24,000 visitors.

Jul. 1, 2014

Olive Oils of the World on Display at Summer Fancy Food Show

Olive oil producers of all sizes shared their products with the world at the 60th edition of one the industry's most important trade conventions.

Jun. 29, 2014

Olive Council Wants Members to Crack Down on Flavored Olive Oils

Asking member countries to take a strict line on flavored olive oils is among the initiatives planned by the International Olive Council.

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