Our organic premium extra virgin oils win Gold Medals each year. Our other awards include LA International Mission Best of Class and Delicate Best of Show!
As early as 1910, preparation of our estate's orchard began. Using the wisdom of Old World experts from Italy and Spain, the Berkeley Olive Association established state-of-art orchards and industry practices for the New World—here in the heart of Butte County.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 16, 2014) Nearly 700 people assembled for the fourth annual Good Food Awards Ceremony at San Francisco's historic Palace of Fine Arts. Culinary luminaries Alice Waters (Pictured here with Darro), Ruth Reichl and Nell Newman honored the 2014 winners onstage. The Ceremony commenced with opening remarks from M.C. Dr. Zeke Emanuel, co-founder of the Farmers Market at the White House and advisor to President Obama on health care, who noted the integral link between health and the growth of sustainable food communities across the country.
In the Oils Category, we were honored for our California Mission Blood Orange Olive Oil.
The age of the trees, the terroir, and dry-farming techniques produce rich quality extra virgin olive oils of Mission varietal olives that are unique in terms of exquisite flavors, very high antioxidants and exemplary stability.