Archive for the 'North America' Category

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 […]

15 Sep

Olive Oyl popcorn finds its way to store shelves

By Kim Mikus , Photo George LeClaire, Angelo and Maria Angelakos, of Lake in the Hills, created and now sell pre-popped popcorn made with olive oil through their business, Olive Oyl Brand Foods Inc. The snack is making its way to grocery stores. Attorney Angelo Angelakos acted on an idea and a craving he had […]

09 Sep

Woman charged in alleged olive pit scam

Authorities say a Waukesha, Wis., woman allegedly stole more than $25,000 from her employer by falsely claiming olive pits had cracked people’s teeth. Ellen J. Schroeckenthaler, 52, who worked for the Seville olive importing company in Waukesha, allegedly filed the false claims in other people’s names, then filled out company checks and had acquaintances cash […]

04 Sep

Mexican Duties on EU Olive Oil Are Illegal, WTO Rules

By Jennifer M. Freedman, Mexican import duties on olive oil from Italy, Spain and Greece are illegal, World Trade Organization judges ruled, backing a complaint by the European Union while rejecting the bloc’s call for a repeal of the taxes. “Having found that Mexico has acted inconsistently with provisions” of WTO rules on subsidies and […]

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 […]