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Extra virgin olive oil

Lodestar Olive Oil is the true taste of California olive oil. The Johansson Family is committed to creating an olive oil that represents the traditional flavor of the California Mission Olive. Lodestar Olive Oil has a fruity, buttery flavor that will enhance your favorite dishes.

Located in Oroville, CA (just one hour north of Sacramento). Lodestar Farms has been making olive oil since 1993. The Lodestar brand is honored with 6 medals from the LA County Fair and received the 2004 and 2005 "Liquid Gold" award for People's Choice at the Sonoma Olive Festival.

Experience the true taste of California Olive Oil by visiting our family farm and new tasting room.


November 26, 2010 - "Local farmer presses holiday olive oil"

June 12, 2010 - "New rules poured out for olive oil labeling"

January, 2010 - "Savor fresh olive oil right where it's made"

December 30, 2009 - "North state olive oils"

December 11, 2008 - "More cheer for less - Tips for homemade holiday gifts for the cook and kitchen"

January 10, 2007 - "America's appetite for olive oil ripens"

November 15, 2006 - "Lodestar Introduces New Balsamic Dipping Oil Just in Time for the Holidays"

Press Releases

November 15, 2006 - "Lodestar Introduces New Balsamic Dipping Oil Just in Time for the Holidays"

April 13, 2006 - "Sonoma Valley Olive Festival votes Lodestar Farms “Best Olive Oil” for Third Consecutive Year"

November 11, 2005 - "Locally Grown "Food With A Story" Make Great Holiday Gifts"

March 15, 2005 - "Sonoma Valley Olive Festival Loves Lodestar Olive Oil"

November 8, 2004 - "Butte County Farm Inspires Shoppers To Look Locally For Holiday Gifts"

August 19, 2002 - "Lodestar California Olive Oil Arrives in Denver - Direct From the Farm"

June 23, 2002 - "Lodestar Olive Oil Takes Home The Gold"

January 2002 - "Lodestar Olive Oil Moves To The Front Of The Shelf"

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