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.
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. 7, 2020
Forty six member producers – representing a majority of the COOC’s production and revenue – condemned the change to the agreement, arguing it devalued the trade association and California olive oil.
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.
Jan. 19, 2016
The OOCC was formed by the California olive oil industry for the purpose of developing, verifying and enforcing standards for California olive oil, and for conducting research on olives and olive oil. It held a meeting in Sacramento last week.
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.
Mar. 10, 2011
There was a sense at this week's meeting in Monterey that the local industry stood at a pivotal moment with unprecedented challenges and opportunities.
Dec. 12, 2010
The largest olive oil producer in the United States continues to expand in new markets while rolling in new packaging and consumer education initiatives.
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.