California olive oil / page 6


Oct. 10, 2014

California's Olive Oil Time Warp

Thanks to their new self-imposed regulations, California olive oil producers are already partying like it's 2015.

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.

Sep. 2, 2014

Despite Drought, Calif. Olive Growers Will See Good Return

The Olive Growers Council of California reached a favorable agreement with table olive processors after drought has left many farmers hurting.

Mar. 29, 2014

California Producers Approve State Olive Oil Commission

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.

Sep. 23, 2013

First Olive Festival for San Benito

The October 19 festival will bring awareness to the region’s agriculture and artisans, with an emphasis on local olive oils.

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.

May. 14, 2013

Business Students Search for Better Understanding of Olive Oil

Graduate students from Curry College will tour California for a better understanding of the forces shaping the olive oil business.

Apr. 29, 2013

California Proposes Olive Oil Commission

If a bill currently working its way through is successful, California could have a new commission to oversee its olive oil industry.

Apr. 25, 2013

U.S. Producers Win Big at International Olive Oil Competition

Olive oil brands from the United States won 21 gold and 15 silver medals at the New York International Olive Oil Competition.

Mar. 8, 2013

Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition Opens to Producers of All Sizes

Olive oil producers can register for the third annual Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition until March 29th.

Jan. 7, 2013

Texan Olive Oil Pioneers Ready for Next Phase

Texas has long been known for its crude oil. Black gold. Texas tea. But now another kind of oil is making serious headway.

Oct. 24, 2012

Spanish Producers Fear Imminent U.S. Import Restrictions

Spanish olive oil producers are up in arms over the “unfair” and “absurd” marketing order being considered in the United States Congress.

Sep. 11, 2012

California Olive Oil Goes to Washington

Everyone knows that an army marches on its stomach, but it took Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to highlight the fact that diplomacy does too.

Sep. 6, 2012

The Mystique of California Terroir

The California terroir is the combination of ideal land and climate conditions, but it's the community of growers interacting with the environment that makes the olive oil so special.

Feb. 17, 2012

Olive Oil Quality: Whither the US?

January 2012 is likely to be remembered as a watershed month in the US olive oil industry. It seems that at long last, we can glimpse a light at the end of the tunnel.

Feb. 13, 2012

California Certified: Who Made the Grade

The COOC celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and they’ve listed a veritable who’s who of California olive oil with the release of their 2012 seal winners.

Jan. 28, 2012

California Senators Hear Industry's Call for a 'Level Playing Field'

Dan Flynn, Tom Mueller, Mike Bradley, Bob Bauer. It's no wonder one senator called it the "most interesting informational meeting I've ever been to."

Jan. 24, 2012

Stakeholders to Testify at California Olive Oil Hearing

Extra virgin olive oil fraud will be the topic of an informational hearing Thursday at the California State Capitol in Sacramento.