California Olive Oil Commission

UC Davis Olive Center Turns 10

The University of California at Davis Olive Center celebrates its tenth anniversary this week as a research and education center that continues to make an impact on the olive oil industry worldwide.

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.
Special Report

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 Farmers Remain Unfamiliar with New Olive Oil Commission

The Olive Oil Commission of California is reaching out about its role and the new regulations affecting the state's producers.
Olive Oil Times Special

California Passes Olive Oil Labeling Law

The new law reverses previous legislation that allowed labels to say 'made in California' even if the bulk of the product originated elsewhere.

Two Out of Three California Olive Oils Fail New Homegrown Standards, Report Finds

A trade group released two reports raising questions about new California standards, which it says were hastily developed to avoid legal challenges.
Special Report

California Olive Ranch Acquires Lucini Italia

The largest American olive oil producer, announced its acquisition of Lucini Italia, a producer and importer of Italian extra virgin olive oils.

California Approves Olive Oil Standards

The California olive oil industry is cheering as the state adopts new standards for olive oil produced in the state.