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The California Olive Oil Council (COOC) is a trade association with the mission of encouraging the consumption of certified California extra virgin olive oil through education, outreach and communications.

The COOC is committed to upholding the highest standards within the olive oil industry through its Seal Certification Program.


We are pleased to announce the results of the 12th Annual COOC Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition. Categories include: Best of Show, Best Blend, Best Single Varietal, Miller’s Recognition, Gold and Silver, and Packaging Design. Congratulations to all!

Best of Show

Lone Oak Olive Oil

Best Blend 

Marciano Estate

Best Single Varietal

Wild Poppies Olive Oil: Taggiasca

Miller’s Recognition Award Winners

Gregg Bone: Bone Crushing and Extraction Company/Kiler Ridge Olive Farm for Lone Oak Olive Oil

Greg Traynor: The Mill at 43 Ranch for Wild Poppies Olive Oil

Gianni Stefanini: Apollo Olive Mill for Marciano Estate

Gold Medal Winners

43 Ranch Olive Oil: Leccino

Al Pie del Cielo-Codorniz: Pendolino

Alta Cresta Olive Oil: Coratina

Calabrese Olive Oil: Tuscan Blend

ENZO Olive Oil Company: Medium

Fandango Olive Oil: Bueno

Frantoio Grove

Grumpy Goats Farm: Picual

Jackrabbit California Olive Oil: Coratina Variety

Jackrabbit California Olive Oil: Frantoio Variety

Jackrabbit California Olive Oil: Relaxed Blend

KATZ Farm: Chef’s Pick Organic

Lacrime di San Miguel: Nocellara del Belice

Lone Oak Olive Oil

Luretik: Sicilian Blend

Macala Orchards: Sicilian Blend

Marciano Estate

McDonough Family Olive Oil

Milagros Olive Advisor: Milagros

Mountain Springs Olive Ranch: Estate Grown Koroneiki

Olive Truck: Tuscan Blend

Olivewood Ranch

Seka Hills: Estate Grown Taggiasca

Swayne Family Ranch: Tuscan Blend

Tres Osos Olive Oil: Robust

Wild Groves: Ascolano

Wild Groves: Foxy

Wild Poppies Olive Oil: Ascolano

Wild Poppies Olive Oil: Taggiasca

Silver Medal Winners

43 Ranch Olive Oil: Helen’s Blend

43 Ranch Olive Oil: Picual

Al Pie del Cielo – Codorniz: Coratina

Al Pie del Cielo – Codorniz: Field Blend

Barton Olive Oil Company

Berardo Estates Olive Oil

Boccabella Farms: Arbequina

Boccabella Farms: Field Blend

Boccabella Farms: Winemakers Blend

Bozzano Olive Ranch: Ascolano

Bozzano Olive Ranch: Frantoio

Campodonico Olive Farm

Central Coast Olive Company: Mission Reserve

Ciarlo Fruit and Nut: The ‘Hood

Clif Bar Family Winery & Farm: Napa Valley Organic Olive Oil

Cobram Estate: California Select

Corto Olive Co.: Truly – Arbequina

Corto Olive Co.: Truly – Koroneiki

Dogtown Orchards

ENZO Olive Oil Company: Bold

ENZO Olive Oil Company: Delicate

Fandango Olive Oil: Cocina

F&B Foods: Royal Oil from the Queen of Trees

Grumpy Goats Farm: Coratina

Kiler Ridge Olive Farm: Nocellara del Belice

Kiler Ridge Olive Farm: Tuscan

Mangini Ranch: Picual

Marciano Estate: Massiglia

Mountain Springs Olive Ranch: Estate Grown Arbequina

Olive Truck: Hojiblanca

Organic roots Olive Oil: Arbequina

Rio Bravo Ranch: Coratina

Rio Bravo Ranch: Picual

Rosenthal Olive Ranch: Arbosana

Rosenthal Olive Ranch: Koroneiki

Seka Hills: Estate Grown Arbequina

Seka Hills: Estate Grown Frantoio

Seka Hills: Estate Grown Picual

Wild Groves: Robust Blend

Packaging Design Winners

California Classic: Other Brother Company

Storytelling: Olive Truck

Creative Innovation: Fat Gold

Contemporary: Bella Oaks

Design Series: Boccabella Farms


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The COOC has launched a national PR effort to educate consumers of the benefits and reasons to purchase 100% California EVOO and help them navigate the marketplace by seeking only products that bear the COOC seal. We believe consumers deserve and have the right to know what they’re getting, and this comprehensive, “Why California” campaign is designed to spread a positive message in support of local California growers, leading brands and producers who work hard to uphold the highest quality standards within the olive oil industry. Please join us in advocating for 100% California seal-certified oils. We need your passion, enthusiasm and support, so consider a donation to help fuel this effort today!

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