Archive for the 'California' Category

04 Oct

California olive oil must meet global standards by law

Beginning Jan. 1, that bottle in the supermarket labeled “extra virgin olive oil” will need to meet international standards because of a new state law enacted by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger this week. California law has long protected consumers against unscrupulous dealers selling imitation or blended oils as olive oil. However, said state Sen. Patricia Wiggins, […]

30 Sep

Olive pest in Southern California

By Dan Bryant, Olive psyllid, a serious pest of olives in Mediterranean locales, has been identified on landscape olive trees in Southern California and may pose a threat to the state’s olive industry, according to a University of California, Riverside research entomologist. “Psyllids are some of the most fecund insects I have worked with,” he […]

15 Sep

Temecula Olive Oil Co. enjoying its own boom

By Rodd Cayton, The Temecula Olive Oil Co.’s path to success has been smoothed out by many factors, its owners say. The Food Network, with its audience-enthralling programming, helps out by featuring recipes that use olive oil. The Internet makes it possible for consumers across the world to buy Temecula products. Customers help the company […]

01 Sep

Bruce Cohn of BR Cohn Winery & Olive Oil Company on BlogTalkRadio’s Recipe Box Show

BlogTalkRadio’s The Recipe Box Show with host Barbara Howard will feature an interview with Mr. Bruce Cohn. The show will broadcast live via the internet on Wednesday, September 2, 2008 at 8:00 pm EST. Callers are welcome to listen to the conversation during the show by calling (646) 378-1299. The live, Internet talk-radio show will […]

28 Aug

California Olive Ranch Olive oil plant takes shape

By Rick Longley, Photo by Michael Green, A state-of-the-art olive oil processing plant has come to Artois and is set to do some test  processing this fall. The 25,000 square-foot plant is located on County Road 35 about two miles west of this small farming community, and its owners promise it will help make Glenn […]