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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.

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.

Mar. 20, 2014

U.S. Seeks to Erase Tariffs on Olive Oil

Among the goals listed in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is the elimination of tariffs on agricultural products.

Mar. 18, 2014

NYIOOC Seminars to be Streamed Live

A live video feed of the two-day NYIOOC conference program will be available to subscribers.

Feb. 18, 2014

U.S. FDA Warns Company Over Olive Oil-Related Claims

A recent FDA warning letter is a sobering reminder for dietary supplement companies to be careful about their product claims.

Feb. 12, 2014

Farm Bill Notes Call on Agencies to 'Remove Obstacles' to Olive Oil Trade

The Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference to the Farm Bill urges action on standards, enforcement and tariffs.

Feb. 10, 2014

World Olive Oil Imports Fall

Dismal trade data marks the start of the 2013/14 olive oil season with imports down in all the major markets, according to figures in the International Olive Council’s latest newsletter.

Jan. 26, 2014

An 'Interactive' Lesson in Olive Oil Fraud

Oversimplification of complicated topics for short attention spans can disguise what is, all too often, just more misinformation.

Jan. 24, 2014

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.

Jan. 22, 2014

Olive Oils from Near and Far Showcased at Winter Fancy Food Show

Now in its 39th year, the show continues to bring together olive oil producers from around the world, and as near as next door.

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