Sep. 30, 2019
The Olive Oil Commission of California announced new rules that will apply to large producers, including adding best by dates to all olive oil labels and tightening the rules regarding how olive oil provenance is labeled.
Aug. 28, 2019
The California Olive Oil Council estimates that olive oil production will reach about 4.0 million gallons this year, a 135-percent increase compared with last year's dismal harvest.
Aug. 12, 2019
Gemsa Enterprises agreed to stop using packaging materials that Corto Olive claims infringed its 51-49 trademark, but stopped short of admitting fault.
Oct. 31, 2018
Long-time producer and certified sommelier Theo Stephan looks to bring her love for olive oil and the environment full circle.
Oct. 2, 2018
Amid a harvest impacted by late winter temperature fluctuations, California is expecting a 30-percent drop in olive oil production this season.
May. 8, 2018
The UC Davis Olive Center is introducing a new class on olive growing, milling, and branding in June, bringing expert instructors together for a two-day immersion through classroom and field instruction.
Nov. 30, 2017
California olive growers discuss this year's expected yields, as well as the challenges and rewards of their work.
Oct. 23, 2017
The 2017 harvest is on track for a record production of 4.3 million gallons, according to the California Olive Oil Council.
Jan. 29, 2015
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.
Dec. 11, 2014
From one extreme to the other, California farmers are hoping a "biblical rain" will bring relief from this year's historic drought.
Sep. 2, 2014
The Olive Growers Council of California reached a favorable agreement with table olive processors after drought has left many farmers hurting.