The Best Olive Oils

Jul. 13, 2021

A Third of The Best American Olive Oils Come from This California Region

Producers from California’s Central Coast attributed the climate, soil and dedication of local institutions to their big successes at the World Olive Oil Competition.

Jul. 13, 2021

Croatian Agriculture Minister Praises NYIOOC Winners for 'Historic Success'

Marija Vučković congratulated the country’s producers for their focus on quality and presented them with a draft plan for the new Common Agricultural Policy.

Jul. 9, 2021

A Higher Calling for Award-Winning Producers in Italy

Committed to innovation and the environment, first-time NYIOCC winners know the future depends on the choices made today.

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Jun. 30, 2021

Southern Italian Producers Enjoy Another Strong Showing at World Competition

Producers from Campania and Calabria overcame significant climatic challenges to once again demonstrate the quality of their extra virgin olive oils at the 2021 NYIOOC.

Jun. 30, 2021

South American Producers Celebrate NYIOOC Victories After Tough Year

The pandemic and difficult climatic conditions hampered the harvests of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, yet these producers managed to win the industry's most coveted quality awards.

Jun. 29, 2021

Producers Across Greece Continue to Celebrate NYIOOC Triumphs

Winners from Greece continue to share their enthusiasm for their record number of NYIOOC awards, a sign that the Greek olive oil sector is alive and well.

Jun. 22, 2021

Producers from Peloponnese Shine at NYIOOC World Competition

The record success of Greek producers at the 2021 NYIOOC was partially driven by exceptional performances from producers on the southwestern Peloponnese peninsula.

Jun. 21, 2021

Award-Winning Producers Optimistic As Olive Oil Culture Takes Root in Japan

Extra virgin olive oil is becoming more common in Japanese households and restaurants, with families and chefs increasingly appreciating the healthy properties and unique flavors of high-quality olive oil.

Jun. 21, 2021

Portuguese Producers Continue to Demonstrate Quality at World Competition

Despite a lower yield in 2020, Portuguese growers produced high-quality oil and beat their success in the previous year's competition.

Jun. 21, 2021

Producers Across Spain Celebrate NYIOOC Success

Despite having inclement weather and the pandemic to contend with, Spanish producers had one of their best years at the industry's most prestigious competition.

Jun. 21, 2021

Record Year for French Producers at World Olive Oil Competition

Producers across the south of France and Corsica earned a record-high number of awards despite a difficult harvest year from start to finish.

Jun. 21, 2021

Where to Find the Best Olive Oils in London

From family-run shops to mainstay department stores, NYIOOC Award-winning olive oils are sold all over London. Here are a few of the best places to find them.

Jun. 17, 2021

Tuscan Olive Oil Producers Stand Out at World Competition

Producers from the central Italian region were among the most awarded at the 2021 NYIOOC. Excellent conditions and organic methods helped many to win Gold.

May. 24, 2021

World Olive Oil Competition Releases Results

The results of the 2021 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition began rolling out this morning on its official website.

May. 10, 2021

Results of 2021 World Olive Oil Competition to Be Released

The results of the 2021 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition will be revealed May 24 through May 27 from 9 o'clock until noon (UTC -4) on the Official Index of the World's Best Olive Oils.

Apr. 26, 2021

World Olive Oil Competition Entries Way Up From Turkey, Croatia, Italy, Greece

Producers signed up in record numbers to compete on the world stage, and many submitted new product variations to distinguish their brands in the global marketplace.

Mar. 16, 2021

World Olive Oil Competition Receives Record Number of Entries

The NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition announced it had received 1,171 entries for the 2021 edition, breaking the previous record of 1,003 set in 2018.

Mar. 5, 2021

Sustainable Tourism and High-Quality Production at Traldi Farm

At their farm in central Italy, Francesca Boni and Elisabetta Traldi deliver outstanding levels of quality while taking advantage of the region’s cultural importance and natural beauty.

Oct. 21, 2020

World Olive Oil Competition Opens Registration for 2021

Early registration is open for the world's most prestigious olive oil quality contest.

Oct. 20, 2020

Harvest in Full Swing at Italy's Award-Winning Farms

Expectations are high among Italy's top-rated producers as their farms and mills run at full tilt.

Oct. 12, 2020

The Mindful Production Behind an Award-Winning Greek Producer

For three generations the Gyftakis family has crafted extra virgin olive oil in one of the most fertile regions of Greece. Over time, they have learned to let nature take its course and attentively reap its rewards.

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