American Olive Oil Producers Association (AOOPA)

Aug. 10, 2016

American Trade Group Awarded Research Grant

The funding is part of a $36.5-million provision in the Farm Bill for research to support the country’s specialty crop farmers.

May. 5, 2016

Trade Deal Would Remove Tariff Imbalance for U.S. Olive Oil Producers

As American olive oil producers continue efforts to expand the market for their products, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership would provide significant relief to exporters.

Jan. 25, 2016

U.S. Producers' Group, Waving '60 Minutes' Report, Calls Trade Agreement a 'Missed Opportunity'

The American Olive Oil Producers Association said the Trans-Pacific Partnership "should have been the beginning of a forum of New World olive oil producing countries."

Jan. 5, 2015

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.

Sep. 18, 2014

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.

Jul. 22, 2014

Divergent Views on Proposed California Olive Oil Standards

Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.

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.

Jul. 24, 2013

Olive Oil and Trade Talks

Whether any common ground will emerge in the two wings of U.S. trade policy is anyone’s guess, but it seems unlikely.

May. 20, 2013

New Farm Bill Includes Olive Oil Controls

The U.S. Farm Bill of 2012 failed to pass, but a new version is back with the same provision for olive oil as last year’s version.

Dec. 6, 2012

USITC Holds Hearing on Olive Oil Market Conditions

The USITC held a hearing as part of an investigation into the conditions of competition in the olive oil market.