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Olive oil production in California is expected to drop significantly in the 2022/23 crop year compared with the previous harvest. According to the Olive Oil Commission of California (OOCC), which represents 90 percent of the Golden state’s production, its members will produce 1.8 million gallons (8.2 million liters) in the current crop year. Previously, OOCC members combined to produce three million gallons (13.6 million liters) in 2021/22 … [P]roducers faced a range of challenges, from high winds damaging trees during blossoming to the state’s unrelenting drought.