Category Archives: Shopping for Olive Oil

Our Latest Harvest EVOOs

  January is one of our favorite months at California Olive Ranch.  We finally get to taste the newly harvested extra virgin olive oil. After we harvest our olives in October and November the olive oil “racks” (lets the sediment … Continue reading

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New U.S. Olive Oil Standards Meant to Combat Bogus EVOO

Big news out of Washington: Uncle Sam has adopted landmark rules meant to ensure the bottle of extra virgin olive oil you buy at the store is genuine and not some fake EVOO. The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week … Continue reading

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Tomatoes, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Recipes in eNewsletter

The first of June means tomato season has finally arrived here in California. That means pizza, gazpacho, and Bloody Marys – to name just a few dishes and drinks that celebrate this fruit. (Yes, it’s a fruit.) To learn more, … Continue reading

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Shopping for Olive Oil

When you go to buy olive oil at the grocery store you face a dizzying array of choices – often more than a dozen different bottles or cans. Extra virgin olive oil. Pure Olive Oil. Light Olive Oil. First Cold … Continue reading

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