California Olive Ranch

Aug. 28, 2019

Former PepsiCo Executive Named New CEO of California Olive Ranch

Michael Fox takes the reins from Gregg Kelley, who served as the company's CEO for 12 years and oversaw unprecedented growth in both the company and the sector.

Nov. 20, 2018

'Crafted in California' Makes its Debut

Prompted by the scarcity and cost of local fruit, California Olive Ranch unveiled a new range of imported blends.

Aug. 27, 2018

California Olive Ranch Announces Expansion

A $35-million equity infusion is being used to add more than 2,000 acres of farm fields, additional infrastructure, staffing and research and development, the company revealed.

Dec. 15, 2017

California Olive Ranch Gets $35M Investment

COR said it had received the largest investment ever for an American producer that will be used for research, expansion, and the implementation of environmental initiatives.

Nov. 1, 2017

California Olive Ranch Looks Abroad

CEO Gregg Kelley called an alliance with producers in Argentina “an opportunity to bring a diverse portfolio to our customers while growing our network of farms and grower partners.”

Oct. 9, 2017

California Olive Ranch Pursues Regenerative Agriculture

COR is aiming to become one of the first large, permanent crop farmers to effectively pursue a regenerative agriculture approach, which entails slashing waste and reusing byproducts.

Jan. 22, 2015

Boundary Bend Sets Up Shop in California

Australia's renowned olive oil producer has chosen the site for its new U.S. facility and is reaching out to regional growers.

Jan. 5, 2015

California Olive Ranch Acquires Lucini Italia

The largest American olive oil producer, announced its acquisition of Lucini Italia, a producer and importer of Italian extra virgin olive oils.

Nov. 5, 2014

California Olive Ranch Negotiating to Buy Importer Lucini

The largest American olive oil producer announced it is working to acquire a fast-growing importer of Italian olive oils.

Apr. 9, 2014

California Producer Sees ‘Green Shoots’ of Growth for Industry

The California Olive Ranch CEO knows that the olive oil industry is troubled, but sees signs of hope for a brighter future.

Sep. 2, 2012

An Olive Oil 'Battleground'

It’s no surprise that a California bank would jump in the ring over the proposed olive oil marketing order. What’s unsettling is how fast its press release got spun into headline news.

Oct. 10, 2011

College Recognizes Olive Center's Dan Flynn with Award of Distinction

The University of California at Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences chose the Olive Center director for its Award of Distinction.

Jul. 12, 2011

Barjol Calls for "Synergy" in New Olive Oil Promo Campaign

Calling the American market a "top priority," Olive Council Director Jean-Louis Barjol was in Washington to kick off a new $1.7M promotion campaign under the slogan "Add Some Life."