Archive for the 'North America' Category

21 Jun

California olive oil producers eye growing market

Jamie Johansson can be found every Saturday at the Chico Farmers’ Market, hawking bottles of his Lodestar Farms olive oil by offering dips of bread.This is how California’s olive oil producers are squeezing their way into a crowded market: one bottle at a time.

20 Jun

Olive oil promoted at D.C. event

More than 200 US food service, supermarket and hospitality professionals were treated to samples of Greek olive oil from the Peloponnese, Crete and Lesvos along with Grecian wines and delicacies in a tourism development-funded ministry event held at the Greek embassy here last week.

18 Jun

Olives For the Perplexed

An interesting post from a blog… A lot of Americans don’t like olives. This is because the olives most of us are subjected to suck. I probably didn’t have a truly great olive until I was in my twenties. Now, they are almost a staple food in my diet. I’d like to share some of […]

16 Jun

Health Benefits Key to Driving U.S. Olive Oil Sales Over $1 Billion by 2010

Marketable health benefits, along with a growing consumer interest in Mediterranean foods and unique regional flavor choices, are helping to drive an invigorated olive oil market in the U.S., which should surpass $1.3 billion by 2010, according to Olive Oil in the U.S., the latest market research from Packaged Facts.

14 Jun

Stella Cadente Wins Best of Show at Oils of the World Competition

Stella Cadente Olive Oil Company announced today that they have been awarded the Best of Show at the 67th Los Angeles County Fair, Oils of the World Competition, for their Italian extra virgin olive oil in the ‘light’ category. The Los Angeles County Fair had more than 400 extra virgin olive oils submitted for judging […]