Fairs, Competitions / page 29

Mar. 7, 2012

Chile’s TerraMater Wins Gold

The Chilean premium wine and olive oil producer TerraMater has claimed for the third time the top prize at this year’s Sol d'Oro Competition in Verona, Italy.

Feb. 27, 2012

First International Olive Oil Exhibition in Tunisia

Organizers hope the meeting will help develop a commercial dialogue between producers and suppliers and an exchange of technology among the representatives.

Feb. 24, 2012

Extrascape: Great Olive Oil Begins with a Landscape

Extrascape is a new international competition which awards both extra virgin olive oils and the landscapes from which they were born.

Jul. 26, 2011

Fifth Olivinus Olive Oil Competition Coming to Mendoza

This year's competition, which will be held the end of August at the Hotel Internacional in Mendoza, Argentina, will feature the participation of 21 countries and over 400 extra virgin olive oils.

Jun. 9, 2011

Los Angeles Olive Oil Competition Picks Cobram, Sciabica

Australia’s Cobram Estate came away big, taking two Best of Show awards and three Best of Class, while California’s Sciabica’s olive oil earned two of its own Best of Show and Best of Class awards.

Jun. 9, 2011

Spain Chooses This Year's Best Olive Oils

The ceremony, attended by government officials, olive oil industry professionals and the press, coincided with the Beyond Extra Virgin conference in Córdoba.

Jun. 6, 2011

Yolo Picks a Winner From Its Winners

This year the Yolo County Fair honored the memory of its founder, Patty Bogle-Roncoroni, with a special award bestowed on one of the Best of Show winners.

May. 21, 2011

Mario Solinas Extra Virgin Olive Oil Quality Award Winners Announced

The winners of this year's edition of the prestigious olive oil competition were announced yesterday by the International Olive Council.

May. 5, 2011

Carme Ruscalleda Can't Imagine Cooking Without Olive Oil

The only female chef in the world to earn six Michelin stars, Carme Ruscalleda was in the spotlight this week for her promotion of extra virgin olive oil.

Apr. 25, 2011

15th Expoliva Olive Oil Exhibition in Jaén

Spain's huge olive oil fair hopes to again attract more than 40,000 visitors this year, despite the dismal prices and low morale plaguing the country's olive oil producers.

Mar. 16, 2011

Trieste Ready for Olio Capitale

With over two hundred extra virgin olive oils and buyers from seventeen countries in Trieste this weekend, an ancient city of trade becomes the olive oil capital.

Mar. 8, 2011

The Biggest Farm in France? Take the Subway

This year's Salon International de l'Agriculture in Paris celebrated the placement of French cuisine on UNESCO's revered list of human cultural heritage.

Feb. 8, 2011

Kersten Wetenkamp, Der Feinschmecker's Olive Oil Connoisseur

Kersten Wetenkamp and his panel of judges are getting ready to rate 800 extra virgin olive oils from around the world for his magazine's venerable guide.

Nov. 4, 2010

Kapiti Olives Wins Best in Show at New Zealand Competition

Winning the award "confirms that our olive oil is consistently world class and gives reassurance to our customers that they are getting a truly premium product.” Graeme Harris

Oct. 24, 2010

New Norcia Wins Best of Show at Perth Royal

The awards are "a pat on the back for the large numbers of volunteers who come to help with the harvest and pruning the trees each year." Carmel Ross, Benedictine Community of New Norcia.

Sep. 10, 2010

8th Cooking with EVOO Competition in Alicante

The Diputación de Jaén has distributed to more than 18,000 restaurants in fifty countries information on participating in the 8th International Cooking Award with Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Sep. 2, 2010

Host Argentina Wins Big at Olivinus Competition

“This performance shows that the various provinces of Argentina are very competitive at a global level.” Raul Castellani, President and Director General of OLIVINUS

Aug. 5, 2010

Israel Hosts TerraOlivo Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition

TerraOlivo attracted 189 entrants from 14 countries, giving many Israeli producers their first opportunity to be judged against top olive oils brands from around the world.