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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.

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.

Jun. 13, 2014

Seed Oil Blend Spearheads Deoleo’s Health Pitch

A seed oil blend soon to launch in the United States under the Carbonell name is part of Deoleo’s new generation of products.

Jun. 10, 2014

Australian Tycoon Backs Boundary Bend's Expansion to U.S.

Chris Corrigan is believed to be fronting about half of the $10 million to launch Boundary Bend products and research efforts in the States.

Jun. 9, 2014

Kangadis Files for Bankruptcy Following Class Action Suits

The company made headlines when the North American Olive Oil Association filed a class action lawsuit claiming “unlawful, misleading and deceptive misbranding.”

May. 22, 2014

Trade Group Offers Olive Oil Tasting Seminar

Extra Virgin Alliance is holding a tasting seminar for buyers and culinary professionals just before the Fancy Food Show in New York.

May. 15, 2014

Chemists Recognize Australian Lab's Mailer

Olive oil experts gathered at the annual meeting and expo of the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) in San Antonio.

May. 6, 2014

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.

Apr. 9, 2014

California Producer Sees ‘Green Shoots’ of Growth for Industry

The California Olive Ranch CEO knows that the olive oil industry is troubled, but sees signs of hope for a brighter future.

Mar. 29, 2014

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.

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