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#NYIOOC2017

25th ‘Ercole Olivario’ Recognizes Italian Excellence

The 25th Ercole Olivario awarded Italian extra virgin olive oils that managed to achieve a high level of quality despite a difficult season.

Olive Council Announces ‘Mario Solinas’ Winners

The International Olive Council announced today the winners of its annual Mario Solinas Quality Award.
Education

NYIOOC Issues Last Call for Entries

Registration for the 2017 New York International Olive Oil Competition will close Wednesday, March 29 at 10:00 PM (EDT)

3rd Cretan Olive Oil Competition: Impressive Results in a Difficult Year

The third edition of the competition had more entries and a higher percentage of organic olive oils than in previous years.
Education

Vatican Conference Examines a Renaissance of the Mediterranean Diet in the 21st Century

Experts met on February 14 at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican City to launch a debate on food values and the role and significance of the Mediterranean diet.

5th NYIOOC Will Be the Biggest Yet

A larger venue, printed guidebook and a new portal for professional buyers highlight this fifth edition of the world's largest olive oil competition.
Sensory Assessment

Foodie Theme Park to Open in Italy Next Fall

Eataly World aims to bring foodies together to eat shop and learn. Two thousand businesses will be represented at the €100-million theme park that is expected to create 700 jobs onsite.

Future Looms Large for South Africa’s Rio Largo

After taking home the Best in Class award for their robust Premium Blend in the 2016 New York International Olive Oil Competition, South Africa's Rio Largo is ready for a promising 2017.