Press Resources

Thank you for your interest in the California Olive Oil Council.

The COOC is a non-profit trade and marketing association whose purpose is to promote the production and consumption of California extra virgin olive oil.

The COOC is dedicated to promoting quality extra virgin olive oils made in California. Through our Seal Certification program, we help everyone from home cooks to restaurants find guaranteed extra virgin olive oil for their kitchen.

Thanks again for your interest. Please do not hesitate to contact us or call our main office at 888.718.9830 if you wish to speak to a representative of the council.


A Video Introduction to
California Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Press Releases

COOC: April 2011
Tips for Buying Real Extra Virgin Olive Oil

COOC: April 2011
New Study Finds Most Top-Selling Imported Olive Oil Sold in U.S. is Mislabeled as “Extra Virgin”

US Davis Olive Center Press Release: April 2011
Quality of imported extra virgin olive oil often unreliable, study finds

COOC: July 2010
Getting Real About Extra Virgin Olive Oil