California Olive Ranch

Gregg Kelley’s Long View: ‘Quality Drives Consumption’

From $2 million to $80 million, one store to 20,000, Gregg Kelley has led California Olive Ranch to become the largest American olive oil producer. And he's just getting started.

Boundary Bend Sets Up Shop in California

Australia's renowned olive oil producer has chosen the site for its new U.S. facility and is reaching out to regional growers.
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 Olive Ranch Negotiating to Buy Importer Lucini

The largest American olive oil producer announced it is working to acquire a fast-growing importer of Italian olive oils.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

An Olive Oil ‘Battleground’

It’s no surprise that a California bank would jump in the ring over the proposed olive oil marketing order. What’s unsettling is how fast its press release got spun into headline news.
Special Report

College Recognizes Olive Center’s Dan Flynn with Award of Distinction

The University of California at Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences chose the Olive Center director for its Award of Distinction.

Barjol Calls for “Synergy” in New Olive Oil Promo Campaign

Calling the American market a "top priority," Olive Council Director Jean-Louis Barjol was in Washington to kick off a new $1.7M promotion campaign under the slogan "Add Some Life."