Fairs and Competitions


There’s No Such Thing As the ‘World’s Best Olive Oil’

Identifying one olive oil as 'the best' among the world's exceptional olive oils is misguided.

NYIOOC Will Limit Entries to 1,000

With entries quickly approaching one thousand, NYIOOC organizers say they will close registration in a matter of days.

NYIOOC Names Panel Leaders

Brígida Jiménez Herrera from Spain, Olfa Baccouri from Tunisia and Antonio G. Lauro from Italy will lead the 18-member jury in the sixth edition of the world's most prestigious olive oil competition.

Sixth ‘ExtraLucca’ Presents Some of Italy’s Best

The Ducal Palace of Lucca will host a two-day exposition of select Italian extra virgin olive oils.

An Award to Promote Olive Oil Culture in Spain

Contestants can submit projects about the environment of olive oil, new technologies, history, gastronomy, and heritage conservation, among others.

Croatian Joins Elite Panel of Tasters in New York

Dr. Karolina Brkic Bubola, the leader of the official panel for olive oil sensory assessment for the Republic of Croatia, will be among the 18 judges at the 2018 NYIOOC.
Special Report

Entries Pour in for Sixth NYIOOC

Producers overcame yet another challenging harvest season to ready their products for olive oil's biggest stage.

Lauro’s Olive Oil Contest Moves to Salerno

The third edition of the international olive oil contest led by Antonio G. Lauro, now renamed EVO-IOOC, will be held at Capaccio Paestum in Salerno, May 14-19 2018.