Sep. 27, 2021
The trans-Atlantic partners have announced an effort to cut methane emissions by 30 percent in an effort to meet commitments outlined by the Paris Agreement.
Sep. 23, 2021
The European Union and the United States are negotiating a solution to the disagreement over anti-dumping tariffs imposed on Spain.
Sep. 14, 2021
Spain’s main table olive producers’ association said the U.S. tariffs imposed on black Spanish table olive imports in 2017 have cost the sector €150 million in exports.
Sep. 1, 2021
The bill, AB-535, would require brands that use the term “California” in their name to disclose the minimum percentage of California olive oil in their blended products.
Aug. 30, 2021
In the first half of 2021 olive oil exports from Spain to the U.S. increased by nearly 40 percent. Andalusian exports largely fueled the growth.
Aug. 24, 2021
Javier Fernandez-Salvador has plenty of plans for his new job including optimizing olive growing and harvesting for California’s changing climate.
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.
May. 26, 2021
The free webinar will take place on June 23 and cover siting, orchard establishment and management.
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."
Oct. 15, 2020
The widely-expected move could pave the way to a de-escalation of trade tensions between the E.U. and U.S.
Oct. 8, 2020
Producers are predicting smaller yields than last year. The record wildfires appear to have had a minimal effect on the state's olive farmers.
Aug. 25, 2020
In return for removing $111 million tariffs on lobster imports, the United States will eliminate $160 million in tariffs on a range of goods. Observers see this as the first step in de-escalating trade tensions that led to the imposition of a 25 percent tariff on some Spanish olive oils.
Aug. 19, 2020
Tariffs on Spanish olive oil and French and Spanish table olives will remain at 25 percent however, after the U.S. opted not to increase them.
Aug. 19, 2020
Olive oil exports from Spain to the U.S. dropped by 39 percent in the first half of the year. Farmers and exporters blame tariffs for the decline.
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.