California olive oil

California Olive Oil Production Reaches 13,300 Tons

An estimate by the California Olive Oil Council reveals strong growth in the state's production and market share.

Gold Rush II: Competition for California Olives Leaves Some Smaller Producers Fruitless

Top-dollar offers from California's Aussie newcomer are tilting the table away from smaller producers in the state.
Special Report

For This Master Miller, ‘It’s All in the Craft’

Pacific Sun Farms miller Pablo Voitzuk says the magic of quality extra virgin olive oil lies in its fashioning.

New Blight Alarms California Olive Growers

The pathogen Neofabraea has been observed on both Arbosana and Arbequina trees in the Sacramento Valley, Glenn County and San Joaquin.
Olive Oil Times Special

Olive Oil Commission of California Holds Informational Meeting

The OOCC was formed by the California olive oil industry for the purpose of developing, verifying and enforcing standards for California olive oil, and for conducting research on olives and olive oil. It held a meeting in Sacramento last week.

California’s Bumper Crop Might Not Yield the Oil Some Predicted

Producers caution it's too soon to say if the jump in fruit tonnage will yield the 4 million gallons predicted earlier.
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California State Fair Gets USDA Funding to Host Olive Oil Competition

With $115,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a new competition will promote California olive oils and educate the public on quality standards.

California’s ‘We Olive’ Opens in Brooklyn

California-based olive oil retailer We Olive has opened its first East Coast franchise in the Brooklyn, New York neighborhood of Boerum Hill.