Jul. 11, 2022
The Olive Oil Commission of California, which represents 90 percent of the state’s production, said its members will produce 1.8 million gallons this crop year.
Jul. 5, 2022
Producers from the Golden State earned a record-high 88 awards at the NYIOOC. One prominent producer believes the state’s EVOO standards set it apart.
Jun. 15, 2022
Producers from California, Oregon, Texas and Georgia combined to earn 94 awards from 134 entries, despite challenges caused by inflation, supply chain issues and climate.
May. 31, 2022
The central California producers earned five more awards at the 2022 NYIOOC, bringing their total at the competition to 27 since 2016.
May. 20, 2022
The producers behind the Groves on 41 have parlayed award-winning production into a tourism operation focused on sustainable farming and cooking with olive oil.
Aug. 4, 2021
The Polit family started out as rice farmers, but the state’s decades-long drought caused them to begin growing olives, which they continue to transform into award-winning oils.
Jul. 13, 2021
Producers from California’s Central Coast attributed the climate, soil and dedication of local institutions to their big successes at the World Olive Oil Competition.
Jun. 10, 2021
Gold Ridge Organic Farms earned three Gold Awards and a Silver Award at the 2021 NYIOOC. The owner said organic production was the key to their success.
Jun. 8, 2021
From Texas to California and Oregon, 38 producers celebrated big wins at the World Olive Oil Competition despite an exceptionally tough harvest for many of them.
May. 28, 2021
Officials from the company said the medium-density groves provide them with the flexibility to select the best olive variety for each growing condition.
May. 26, 2021
The free webinar will take place on June 23 and cover siting, orchard establishment and management.
May. 18, 2021
The founder of the UC Davis Olive Center received the California Olive Oil Council's Pioneer Award for his "lasting impact on the state's olive oil industry."
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.
Jul. 25, 2018
Corto filed a lawsuit today against Gemsa Enterprises, LLC for what Corto called a "flagrant commodity knock-off" of its 51-49 brand of blended oil.
Jun. 11, 2018
A warm winter followed by several spring cold snaps have led to fewer olive trees blooming in central California.