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.
May. 20, 2022
The producers behind the Groves on 41 have parlayed award-winning production into a tourism operation focused on sustainable farming and cooking with olive oil.
Nov. 29, 2021
The owner of the state’s only commercial mill reflects on the challenges of producing award-winning olive oil in Oregon.
Nov. 20, 2021
The WTO said anti-subsidy tariffs imposed by the United States on Spanish producers in 2018 were illegal. However, the organization rules anti-dumping tariffs could remain.
Nov. 15, 2021
The AHA recommended that Americans eat liquid plant oils instead of tropical oils, animal fats and partially hydrogenated fats, but stopped short of singling out extra virgin olive oil.
Nov. 3, 2021
Through two programs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will make $243 million available to improve production efficiency and fund research.
Oct. 26, 2021
A new food rating system will allow institutions, producers and consumers to make healthier diet choices, according to a research team from Tufts University.
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. 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.
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."
May. 6, 2021
The reopening of hospitality and tourism in the U.S. combined with poor harvests throughout the Mediterranean may have had an impact.
May. 4, 2021
While AB-535 has gained some prominent supporters and breezed through committees, its detractors remain confident a compromise can still be reached.
May. 3, 2021
The meeting comes ahead of two important deadlines that will shape future trading relations between Spain and the U.S.
Mar. 30, 2021
The Spanish table olive sector urged its government to make progress on removing all tariffs. The U.S. warned Spain's new digital service tax could lead to new ones.
Mar. 16, 2021
Supporters of Assembly Bill 535 say it will protect California growers from unfair business practices. Detractors believe the bill punishes large producers and is unconstitutional.
Mar. 5, 2021
The decision came after a phone call between the U.S. president and European commissioner and will give the two sides time to negotiate a new trade deal.