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. 27, 2022
Torrential rain and a congested milling schedule could not dampen Sharon Flanagan’s spirits as the former executive turned farmer struck Gold at the 2022 NYIOOC.
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.
Feb. 15, 2022
Americans’ thinking around climate change has shifted toward more urgency.
Feb. 9, 2022
Despite the November 2021 ruling from the World Trade Organization, the United States has yet to drop its anti-subsidy tariffs on Spanish ripe table olive imports.
Jan. 17, 2022
Common causes of illness and death may be lowered significantly by swapping butter, margarine and mayonnaise for olive oil.
Jan. 11, 2022
The U.S. wood pellet industry is the largest supplier for European wood-burning power plants, which scientists argue may undermine efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Dec. 15, 2021
The California-based company volunteered to remove statements from its website after the North American Olive Oil Association filed a complaint.
Dec. 8, 2021
Uncle Sam paid U.S. farmers a record-high $46.5 billion in 2020. Olive farmers in California missed out.
Dec. 7, 2021
A new study suggests 71 percent of households could improve their carbon footprint by consuming less junk food and not buying in bulk.
Jul. 29, 2021
A sharp increase in truckers' wages has caused a spike in olive oil prices.
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.
Jul. 1, 2021
The United Nations found that food waste is responsible for up to 10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Jun. 22, 2021
The Court of International Trade said the Commerce Department had failed to prove that subsidies received by Spanish table olive producers violated U.S. law.
Jun. 14, 2021
If approved by France, Germany and Spain, the deal would be unveiled when U.S. President Joe Biden visits Brussels this week.
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.