Industry Resources & Services

Note that our Industry Resources and Service Providers are listed under the various categories of services in the Member Directory.

Membership Program

Membership Program, Benefits, Requirements, Tier and Fee Structure, and Renewing memberships. For information on how to renew your membership, please contact Elise Oliver at

California Grown

The California Olive Oil Council is a member of the Buy California Marketing Agreement. As a benefit to membership with the COOC, producers may use the CA GROWN servicemark (license plate logo) on their packaging for 100% California grown olive oil.

Grove Management

Find grove management resources relevant to pest control, irrigation practices, and more.


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Sensory Characteristics

An overview of certain common sensory characteristics and defects created by COOC Taste Panel Leader Nancy Ash.

Positive Attributes



Social Media

An Instagram and social media resource guide for olive oil producers and industry affiliates by California Olive Oil Council, Fall 2020.

Food Safety

The UC Davis Food Safety website provides links to presentations, publications, and other websites with information related to the production, harvest, and processing of foods.

Determining Best if Used By Date

Presentations Archive

Find presentations from past Annual Member Meetings, Educational Webinars, and Forums.

External Resources

UC Davis Olive Center Best Practices

Provided by the UC Davis Olive Center and developed with funding support from the United States Department of Agriculture and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, find best practices for olive growers and olive oil processors, and buyers.

UC Davis Olive Center Publications

A listing of reports by the UC Davis Olive Center periodically of interest to growers, processors, consumers and buyers.

Industry Reports

Other Publications

  • Olive Production Manual $35
    A link to purchase the Olive Production Manual, which summarizes decades of UC research on orchard practices for the table olive sector, with much of the information also relevant to the oil sector. Available through the UC Davis Bookstore.
  • Organic Olive Production Manual $20
    A supplement to the Olive Production Manual that covers organic olive production. Available through the UC Davis Bookstore.
  • Olive Oil Sensory Science $187.75
    A synopsis of recently developed sensory methods and approaches are particularly suitable for studying the sensory properties of olive oils and their function in culinary preparation or in oil-food pairing. By Erminio Monteleone and Sue Langstaff. Available through