Where CALIFORNIA Olive Excellence Thrives.
100% California proud
Cobram Estate’s expansion into California marks a pivotal moment for the growing company. Strategically located in the heart of California’s Sacramento Valley, we embrace the opportunity to contribute to the state’s enduring legacy of producing some of the world’s most exceptional flavors and quality ingredients. We are not just a part of California; we are California – 100% proud.
Olives are the crop of the future. We bring over 25 years of experience and recognize the possibilities the California landscape offers in terms of its olive-growing capabilities. California’s arid climate has gifted us with a unique advantage – drought-tolerant olive varieties which thrive in conditions where other crops might struggle. Our olives adapted quickly to the region, resulting in exceptionally flavorful extra virgin olive oil.
With a growing market for California grown extra virgin olive oil, our commitment to excellence remains steadfast. As we continue to cultivate unique varietals including Picual, Koroneiki, Picudo, Manzanilla, Picholine, and Hojiblanca we are proud to be a part of this state’s rich legacy of producing some of the finest ingredients in the world
We invite you to experience the taste of California, 100% proud.
“California offers a way of life celebrating the land, the people and boundless opportunities”
Frequently Asked Questions about EVOO
California extra virgin olive oil is unique due to its diverse growing conditions, strict quality standards, focus on freshness, innovative techniques, diverse olive varieties, sustainability practices, artisanal production, international recognition, local terroir, and its prominent place in the region’s culinary culture. These factors combine to make California olive oil a distinctive and sought-after product
California has implemented strict quality standards and certifications to ensure the authenticity and purity of its extra virgin olive oil. Most importantly would be the California Olive Oil Council (COOC) Certification: The COOC is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting California extra virgin olive oil. They have established rigorous standards for extra virgin olive oil, including limits on acidity, peroxide values, sensory evaluations, and absence of defects. Producers that meet these standards can display the COOC seal on their products
California extra virgin olive oil is a versatile ingredient with numerous culinary applications. It can be used to create flavorful salad dressings, drizzled over finished dishes for added richness, and employed as a marinade for meats and seafood. When roasting or grilling, brushing with olive oil enhances texture and flavor, while it serves well for sautéing and stir-frying due to its high smoke point. In baking, it substitutes for butter, moistening and infusing baked goods with a subtle fruitiness.