Fairs, Competitions

Aug. 24, 2023

Best Southern Hemisphere Olive Oils to Be Unveiled

The first winners will be announced on Monday, September 4th at 9:00 AM (EDT).

Aug. 8, 2023

Judging Gets Underway in NYIOOC Southern Division

Registration remains open until the final results are released in September. Producers across the hemisphere await the results.

Jul. 13, 2023

Officials in Zadar County Celebrate Award-Winning Producers

Prefect Božidar Longin thanked local extra virgin olive oil, wine and cheese producers for exposing a global audience to Zadar county’s agricultural products.

Jul. 11, 2023

Ever Higher Quality Rewarded at Eighth EVO IOOC Italy in Calabria

Producers from Italy and Brazil received the highest honors at the eight EVO IOOC Italy. Judges agreed that the quality is improving.

Jun. 21, 2023

Andalusian Producers Achieve Outstanding Quality After Disastrous Harvest

After the smallest harvest in more than a decade, producers in Spain earned their fourth-highest award count at the World Olive Oil Competition.

Jun. 8, 2023

Olive Oil Producers in Middle East Enjoy Award-Winning Finish to Bumper Harvest

Producers in Lebanon, Israel and Jordan overcame economic challenges to celebrate success at the 2023 World Olive Oil Competition.

May. 15, 2023

Greek Producers Celebrate a Strong Showing in New York

With 90 awards earned at the 2023 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, producers from Greece reaffirmed their devotion to quality.

May. 10, 2023

In Portugal, a Tough Season Ends with Stronger Determination

One industry veteran characterizes the 2022 harvest in Portugal as a perfect storm. Still, a common commitment to quality remains unshaken.

May. 9, 2023

Focus on Quality Yields Success for Producers in France

Despite a sharp drop in production due to Europe’s prolonged drought, the number of French entries at the World Competition has progressively increased over the years.

May. 4, 2023

Tunisian Producers Celebrate Victory After Season Plagued by Drought

Producers overcame the country’s severe drought and macroeconomic difficulties to win 27 awards at the World Competition.

May. 4, 2023

Tradition, Technology Yield Winning Results for Southern Italian Producers

Producers from Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria and Campania overcame extreme weather, drought and pests to win awards at the World Competition.

May. 3, 2023

Croatian Celebrities Awarded at Local Olive Oil Quality Contest

The success in Zadar has even inspired a former Eurovision Song Contest winner to consider entering the 2024 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition.

May. 2, 2023

Latest Awards Confirm the Rising Quality of Croatian Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Producers from Croatia remained among the most awarded at the 2023 World Olive Oil Competition, despite their much smaller production than some other participating countries.


Jul. 11, 2022

Israeli Producers Celebrate Record Year at World Competition

Despite having its worst harvest in a decade, Israeli producers earned a record-high number of awards at the World Competition.

Jul. 11, 2022

Northern Italian Producers Achieve Quality Despite Drought, Frost

Producers from Lombardy, Trentino Alto Adige, Veneto and Emilia-Romagna triumphed once again at the World Olive Oil Competition.

Jul. 11, 2022

Best Year Yet for Tunisian Producers at World Competition

The North African country’s producers won a record-setting number of awards at the competition and achieved their highest success rate.

Jul. 5, 2022

Care, Commitment Lie Behind the Success of Southern Italian Producers at NYIOOC

Producers from Calabria, Campania and Puglia overcame drought and wildfires to once again place among the world’s highest-quality olive oils in New York.

Jul. 5, 2022

French Producers Celebrate Superb Showing at NYIOOC

Producers from southern France and Corsica combined to earn 11 awards from 26 entries in the 2022 World Olive Oil Competition.

Jul. 5, 2022

Awards for California Producers Validate High EVOO Standards

Producers from the Golden State earned a record-high 88 awards at the NYIOOC. One prominent producer believes the state’s EVOO standards set it apart.

Jun. 28, 2022

Portuguese Producers Reap Benefits of Record Harvest at World Competition

After entering their highest number of brands to the 2022 NYIOOC, Portuguese producers earned 35 of the industry's most coveted quality awards.

Jun. 27, 2022

Award Winners in Greece Discuss a Feverish Season Before a Bountiful Harvest

The 2021/22 crop year required a swift harvest and milling due to unusually high temperatures. The coming crop year is shaping up to be better.