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Sep. 20, 2023

Award-Winning Importer Recounts America's Evolving Olive Oil Culture

MillPress Imports co-founder Tim Balshi says quality is key in the competitive U.S. olive oil import market.

Sep. 19, 2023

Data Will Define Next 25 Years at California Olive Ranch, CEO Says

California Olive Ranch grew from a single olive farm to the largest producer in the United States. Now, the company plans to harness the power of data to keep growing.

Sep. 19, 2023

Training Young Farmers on Climate-Smart Practices in California

The Center for Land-Based Learning trains young farmers on olive growing and soil health.

Aug. 10, 2023

California Producers Keep Olives and Workers Safe in Record Heat

With temperatures breaking records in some parts of the state, producers emphasize the need for irrigation and unconventional working hours.

Aug. 7, 2023

Growers Prepare for Harvest in Northern Frontier of U.S. Olive Oil Production

Hobby growers and professional producers are optimistic about the upcoming harvest in Oregon.

Aug. 2, 2023

Spain Reclaims Top Spot as Largest Olive Oil Exporter to U.S.

The removal of trade barriers and changes in strategy by Spanish companies has resulted in a steady increase in olive oil exports to the lucrative U.S. market.

Aug. 2, 2023

Sustainable Farming is Key to Quality as California Becomes Hotter and Drier

Investing in renewable energy, drip irrigation and organic practices helps the producers behind Spanish Oaks Ranch achieve award-winning quality.

Jul. 19, 2023

Researchers in California Test New Solutions for Olive Fruit Fly

Researchers at the University of California are testing a range of insecticide products for efficacy in controlling olive fruit flies.

Jul. 12, 2023

Graza Co-Founder Andrew Benin Is on A Roll

Already in 3,000 stores across the U.S., the upstart Graza has momentum rarely seen in a notoriously crowded and challenging marketplace.

Jun. 29, 2023

Olive Groves in Texas Remain Barren Ahead of Harvest Season

Due to extensive damage from consecutive winters of extremely low temperatures, olive groves in Texas have not borne fruit since the 2020 harvest.


Jun. 28, 2023

Trade Group Highlights Sustainability at Manhattan Tasting Event

The North American Olive Oil Association sought to educate retailers, producers and consumers on the environmental advantages of olive oil production over other options.

Jun. 26, 2023

Georgia’s Largest Olive Oil Producer Gears Up for Its (Very) Early Harvest

While drought is not an issue in the Peach State, humidity and hurricanes are not uncommon during Georgia’s late summer harvest.

Jun. 26, 2023

Late Winter Rains, Heavy Blooms Herald a Promising Season in California

A wet and mild winter followed by strong flowering has olive oil producers feeling good about the coming harvest.

Jun. 20, 2023

Reviews Pour in for Starbucks Oleato

From indigestion to pleasantly nutty notes, customers in the United States and Europe have come to mixed conclusions about the olive oil-infused coffee beverages.

Jun. 13, 2023

The Best Olive Varieties for Hobby Growers in Northern California

Whether it is for ornamental purposes or for small-scale table olive or oil production, these olives are perfectly suited to Northern California backyards.

Jun. 8, 2023

Bonolio Becomes Latest European Producer to Open U.S. Facility

The Sicilian producer plans to double its exports to the U.S.

Jun. 5, 2023

Goya Spain GM Says the Global Olive Oil Sector Potential Lies with Young Consumers

Antonio Carrasco believes olive oil brands must define themselves through quality while communicating these values to young people.

Jun. 1, 2023

Deoleo Touts Sustainability in U.S. Campaign

The world’s largest olive oil producer is introducing new "sustainably sourced" extra virgin olive oil brands.