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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.

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.

Jan. 21, 2014

Trends in Organic Olive Oil Trade Now Being Tracked

Organic olive oil accounted for at least one tenth of all virgin olive oil imported by the United States in 2012/13, according to the International Olive Council.

Jan. 7, 2014

Are Olives Next in the GMO Fight?

Tempers are still high in California over the issue of genetically modified foods. So what about GMO olives and olive oil?

Dec. 15, 2013

Olive Oil Importers Say Trade Commission Report 'Fell Short'

The North American Olive Oil Association said the USITC report "fell short of the objective analysis that Congress requested."

Nov. 19, 2013

Ban Imminent on Refillable Olive Oil Bottles in Spanish Restaurants and Bars

A new law banning refillable olive oil containers in Spain’s restaurants and bars will come into effect on January 1.

Nov. 19, 2013

In Search of Mislabeled Olive Oil to Make a Buck

Reading the 2010 study that found most extra virgin olive oils mislabeled, a Washington man went out to find one to complain about.

Sep. 25, 2013

California Establishes Olive Oil Commission

The California Olive Oil Commission would conduct research and recommend olive oil grades and labeling standards in the state.

Sep. 23, 2013

Olive Council Welcomes U.S. Report, But Queries Objectivity in Parts

The IOC praised the U.S. International Trade Commission report but laments that "opinions as opposed to facts” are at times conveyed in it.

Sep. 12, 2013

Trade Commission Releases Report on Year-Long Investigation into U.S. Olive Oil Competitiveness

Olive oil producers, importers and marketers around the world are sifting document to try to gauge how it might affect their interests.

Sep. 10, 2013

Bill to Create California Olive Oil Commission Clears Senate

The Senate approved a measure to establish a state commission to strengthen the competitiveness of California’s olive oil industry.

Sep. 9, 2013

Slowdown in North American Olive Oil Imports

Olive oil imports into the crucial North American market have slipped, according to the International Olive Council.

Aug. 9, 2013

Trade Commission's Olive Oil Report Due Out Monday

The long-awaited report on olive oil industry competitiveness will be delivered Tuesday to the House Ways and Means Committee.

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