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Judge Partially Reinstates Trade Group’s Lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled that the North American Olive Oil Association may sue Veronica Foods on its own behalf, but not on behalf of its members. An attorney for Veronica Foods has again filed a motion to dismiss the case.

California Olive Ranch Announces Expansion

A $35-million equity infusion is being used to add more than 2,000 acres of farm fields, additional infrastructure, staffing and research and development, the company revealed.
Business

Master Milling Course Returns to UC Davis

The three-day course will go over every step of the olive oil production process with field trips to local olive oil mills to see those steps in action.

Texas Olive Oil Producers Eye Formation of Advisory Board

The advisory board would provide olive growers and oil producers with more access to state and federal funds as well as increase their lobbying clout in Austin.
North America

Corto Olive Sues Rival Gemsa for Alleged Trademark Infringement

Corto filed a lawsuit today against Gemsa Enterprises, LLC for what Corto called a "flagrant commodity knock-off" of its 51-49 brand of blended oil.

Spanish Olive Oils Kicks Off Promotional Campaign in New York

Under the slogan “Let’s Make A Tastier World,” the campaign will focus on the gastronomic and health benefits of olive oil.
Business

Trump Trade War Poses Problems for Oilseed and Vegetable Oils

Chinese tariffs on American farmers have tanked prices of the two agricultural commodities. Olive oil appears to be weathering the storm, unaffected by these latest developments.

Deoleo Fights Back Against ‘Fake News’

The world's largest olive oil company has gone on the offensive against click-bait headlines.