Special Coverage: NYIOOC 2017

Olive Oil World

Gold for Tunisia Heralds Start of New Beginning

Karim Fitouri of Olivko says his Gold Award at NYIOOC marks the beginning of Tunisia's transformation from a bulk producer for the export market to a country known for its high-quality olive oil.

Argentina’s ‘La Reconquista’ Conquers New York

Cherished for its well-balanced, harmonious flavor, the olive oil from Argentina's Olivares La Reconquista earned the coveted Best in Class Award at this year's NYIOOC.
Making Olive Oil

Economic Downturn Spurs Return to Family Farms

In the face of economic hardships, many young Greeks return to work the family olive groves that have been kept in their families for generations.

Radio’s ‘PRI’ Follows Greek Producer’s Road to NYIOOC Win

NYIOOC award winner Myrta Kalampoka was profiled for 'The World' a Public Radio International program in a segment that first aired yesterday.
Profile

Olive Oil Producers from Small Croatian Island Strike Gold, Together

Olive oil producers from the Croatian island of Šolta joined forces to submit a single entry to NYIOOC 2017, winning a Gold Award and placing its Šoltansko maslinovo ulje on the world stage.

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.
Business

Italian Brands Earn 124 Awards at NYIOOC

Facing one of the worst seasons in recent years, Italy achieved 124 awards, including 4 Best in Class, 82 Gold Awards and 38 Silver Awards at the 2017 NYIOOC, demonstrating that great results can be reached under challenging conditions.

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.