Membership Benefits

The COOC member year runs from July 1-June 30 annually.

For growers and producers of olive oil, membership is based on projected gallons of production per year (Tiers 1-6). Re-packers should join at the tier level which represents their volume. Retailers, service providers and friends of the industry should join at the Industry Affiliate Level.

All members, regardless of production or affiliation, may upgrade to any higher level. The COOC is member-based and financed non-profit 501(c)6 trade and marketing association. Your contribution of support is greatly appreciated.

Tier 6 Growers & Producers: 75,001 gallons or more per year ($ 5,000.00)

  • Up to 5 members may be included in this membership
  • Invitation to COOC Annual Member Meeting and one vote per individual member for board elections
  • A listing on the COOC website Meet Our Members page with website link for your company
  • A complete company listing including website link is provided on all appropriate pages of the COOC website. (i.e. Bulk Olive Oils, Industry Resources, etc.)
  • Subscription to OLEA monthly e-newsletter and email notifications of news and events
  • Complimentary one full-day display/pour slot at one of two major trade shows: 2018 Specialty Food Show-Winter (SF), or the 2018 Specialty Food Show-Summer (NY) with oil marketed by COOC staff
  • Complimentary advertisement for three months in OLEA newsletter. May upgrade to different ad package and pay difference
  • VIP table seating for members listed in membership and their guests for the Recognition Dinner during the Annual Member Meeting. Limited to 20 paid guests.

Tier 5 Growers & Producers: 20,001-75,000 gallons or more per year ($ 3,000.00)

  • Up to 5 members may be included in this membership
  • Invitation to COOC Annual Member Meeting and one vote per individual member for board elections
  • A listing on the COOC website Meet Our Members page with website link for your company
  • A complete company listing including website link is provided on all appropriate pages of the COOC website. (i.e. Bulk Olive Oils, Industry Resources, etc.)
  • Subscription to OLEA monthly e-newsletter and email notifications of news and events
  • Complimentary one half-day display/pour slot at either the 2018 Specialty Food-Winter Show (SF) or 2018 Specialty Food-Summer Show (NY) with oil marketed by COOC staff
  • Complimentary advertisement for three months in OLEA newsletter. May upgrade to different ad package and pay difference
  • VIP table seating for members listed in membership and their guests for the Recognition Dinner during the Annual Member Meeting. Limited to 10 paid guests.

Tier 4 Growers & Producers: 5,001 – 20,000 gallons per year ($ 1,500.00)

  • Up to 3 members may be included in this membership
  • Invitation to COOC Annual Member Meeting and one vote per individual member for board elections
  • A listing on the COOC website Meet Our Members page with website link for your company
  • A complete company listing including website link is provided on all appropriate pages of the COOC website. (i.e. Bulk Olive Oils, Industry Resources, etc.)
  • Subscription to OLEA monthly e-newsletter and email notifications of news and events
  • 25 % advertising discount with the COOC newsletter, OLEA
  • Opportunity to exhibit at COOC sponsored events highlighting your product such as the Specialty Food Show
  • VIP table seating for members listed in membership and their guests for the Recognition Dinner during the Annual Member Meeting

Tier 3 Growers & Producers: 2,501 – 5,000 gallons per year ($ 750.00)

  • Up to 2 members may be included in this membership
  • Invitation to COOC Annual Member Meeting and one vote per individual member for board elections
  • A listing on the COOC website Meet Our Members page with website link for your company
  • A complete company listing including website link is provided on all appropriate pages of the COOC website. (i.e. Bulk Olive Oils, Industry Resources, etc.)
  • Subscription to OLEA monthly e-newsletter and email notifications of news and events
  • Opportunity to exhibit at COOC sponsored events highlighting your product such as the Specialty Food Show
  • Option to advertise with the COOC newsletter, OLEA.

Tier 2 Growers & Producers: 501 – 2,500 gallons per year ($ 350.00)

  • Up to 2 members may be included in this membership
  • Invitation to COOC Annual Member Meeting and one vote per individual member for board elections
  • A listing on the COOC website Meet Our Members page with website link for your company
  • A complete company listing including website link is provided on all appropriate pages of the COOC website. (i.e. Bulk Olive Oils, Industry Resources, etc.)
  • Subscription to OLEA monthly e-newsletter and email notifications of news and events
  • Opportunity to exhibit at COOC sponsored events highlighting your product such as the Specialty Food Show
  • Option to advertise with the COOC newsletter, OLEA.

Tier 1 Growers & Producers: 500 gallons or less per year ($ 200.00)

  • One member may be included in this membership
  • Invitation to COOC Annual Member Meeting and one vote per individual member for board elections
  • A listing on the COOC website Meet Our Members page with website link for your company
  • Subscription to OLEA monthly e-newsletter and email notifications of news and events
  • Option to advertise with the COOC newsletter, OLEA.

Industry Affiliate Level ($ 500.00)

This category may include but is not limited to nurseries, mills, retailers, orchard management, printers, bottle suppliers, consultants, restaurants, chefs, educators, orchard equipment suppliers, irrigation equipment and installation, milling equipment and storage tanks, etc. This category is for non-growers/producers. Re-packers should join at the tier level which represents their volume.

  • Up to 2 members may be included in this membership
  • Invitation to COOC Annual Member Meeting and one vote per individual member for board elections
  • A listing on the COOC website Meet Our Members page with website link for your company
  • A complete company listing including website link is provided on all appropriate pages of the COOC website. (i.e. Bottling, Labeling, Packaging and ArtEquipment/Fabrication, etc.)
  • Subscription to OLEA monthly e-newsletter and email notifications of news and events
  • Opportunity to exhibit at the COOC Annual Member Meeting Trade Show, April 27-28, 2018 in Monterey
  • Option to advertise with the COOC newsletter, OLEA