olive oil quality

Making Olive Oil

Entries Pour in for Sixth NYIOOC

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

Freezing Olives After Harvest Doesn’t Affect Olive Oil Quality

Scientists found a possible solution to the reduction in quality that comes from storing olives at ambient temperatures -- storage at moderate freezer temperatures.
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California’s International Culinary Center to Host 3rd Olive Oil Sommelier Program

An international faculty of renowned experts will guide students through more than 100 olive oil samples from 26 countries in the world’s most comprehensive curriculum in olive oil quality assessment.

Croatians’ Pursuit of Quality Pays Off at NYIOOC

Croatian olive oil producers won a record 22 awards at NYIOOC 2017. Some of this year's winners shared their reactions and what the international recognition means for them.
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Spanish Producers Win Big at NYIOOC

Spain won six Best in Class, 83 Gold and 38 Silver Awards at the New York International Olive Oil Competition last Thursday.

Best Olive Oils for 2017 Will be Announced Tonight

The winners of the 2017 New York International Olive Oil Competition will be revealed at a live-streamed 5:30 (EDT) press conference.
NYIOOC

Judging Underway at Fifth Annual New York International Olive Oil Competition

At 9 o'clock the first samples were distributed to 15 judges whose determinations will lead to the unveiling of this year's best extra virgin olive oils at a live-streamed press conference Thursday evening.

One-Third of Olive Oils Sold in Canada Don’t Meet Quality Standards

Lab tests have revealed that one-third of olive oils for sale in Canada do not meet quality standards, according to a report citing chemical analyses by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency