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.
Jun. 11, 2018
A warm winter followed by several spring cold snaps have led to fewer olive trees blooming in central California.
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.
Aug. 7, 2017
Patricia Darragh discussed advances in standards and education, and her own fiery passion for the olive oil industry.
Aug. 21, 2014
Despite the long-lasting drought, domestic production is increasing as Americans become more educated about local olive oils.
Jul. 22, 2014
Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.
May. 6, 2014
To improve the state’s competitiveness the commission is expected to set meaningful and mandatory olive oil standards.
Mar. 29, 2014
California producers voted into existence a new Olive Oil Commission of California with an eye toward enhancing the competitiveness of the state’s olive oil industry.
Jan. 24, 2014
In an unlikely meeting, California olive oil producers met with major olive oil importers at U.C. Davis to find common ground.
Sep. 10, 2013
The Senate approved a measure to establish a state commission to strengthen the competitiveness of California’s olive oil industry.
Aug. 13, 2010
The lawsuit was announced in typical American fashion, complete with a celebrity chef. Maybe this is what it needed to come to. Nothing happens here without buzz.
Aug. 4, 2010
The lawsuit is the latest development in the unfolding aftermath of the Davis study which was financed, in part, by olive oil producers in California.
May. 7, 2010
"It’s been a long journey for us" says Patty Darragh of the California Olive Oil Council.