NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition

Dec. 5, 2019

Stewardship and Excellence at García de la Cruz

Five generations of the García de la Cruz family have a hand in their award-winning brand from La Mancha.

Nov. 4, 2019

How to Find the Best Olive Oils Nearby

A new app helps you find award-winning olive oils at local shops.

Oct. 23, 2019

Registration Opens for 2020 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition

Registration has opened for the 2020 edition of the NYIOOOC World Olive Oil Competition, the world’s largest and most prestigious olive oil quality contest.

Jun. 12, 2019

Greek Award Winners Already Looking to Repeat

With the historically poor harvest season behind them, Greek producers who managed a win in New York are setting their sights on brand building and achieving consistent quality.

Jun. 6, 2019

Winning in New York Opens Doors, Encourages Innovation Say Producers

Award winners from the 2019 World Olive Oil Competition shared their thoughts on what it means for their brands.

May. 28, 2019

Croatian Brands Win Big in New York

Croatian olive oils came in fourth after Italy, Spain and the United States, a significant result for a small country with a modest production.

May. 14, 2019

Italian Producers Triumph at NYIOOC 2019

After a difficult harvest season, which saw production figures fall by 57 percent, Italian producers finally had a reason to celebrate. The results from the 2019 NYIOOC confirmed that quality remained as high as ever in Italy.

May. 10, 2019

Best Olive Oils for 2019 Revealed

In a year that saw a dramatically reduced output in some traditional regions, the findings of an 18-member panel of expert tasters suggested there is no shortage of excellent olive oils to go around.

May. 9, 2019

Judging Concludes at World Olive Oil Competition

The results will be revealed tomorrow night, May 10, during a press conference that will draw 200 olive oil producers, retailers, distributors, food industry professionals and press.

May. 5, 2019

Judging Underway at World Olive Oil Competition

At 9 o’clock (EDT) the first samples were distributed to 18 judges whose determinations will lead to the unveiling of this year’s best extra virgin olive oils.

Apr. 24, 2019

At Brist, It's All in the Family

In the last of our four-part video series on Istrian producers, Brist is a family business where every member has a role.

Apr. 22, 2019

NY Panel Welcomes Three New Members

Mirella Zanetic from Croatia, Mahdi Fendri from Tunisia and Sandro Marquez from Brazil will join the elite panel of experts for the world's most important olive oil competition.

Apr. 10, 2019

Old Ways Endure at Award-Winning Farm in Slovenia

Timor’s six olive groves are small and disperse, each containing just a few dozen trees. The rugged terrain makes it necessary to do everything by hand, which the husband and wife team do well enough to earn the industry's highest award.

May. 1, 2018

93 Spanish Brands Among World's Best Olive Oils

Three Best in Class awards and 66 Gold Awards at the NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition again affirm Spain among the world's top producers of high-quality olive oils.

Apr. 30, 2018

Italian Producers Rejoice After Strong Showing at World Olive Oil Competition

Italy earned 152 awards at the 2018 NYIOOC. Here are the very first impressions of some of the award-winning producers.

Apr. 26, 2018

Best Olive Oils for 2018 Revealed

The winners of the NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition were unveiled at a press conference in New York tonight.

Apr. 26, 2018

Best Olive Oils for 2018 Will be Announced Tonight

The winners of the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition will be revealed at 5:30 (EDT).

Mar. 6, 2018

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.

Jan. 16, 2018

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.

Dec. 22, 2017

Smithsonian Explores the World's Best Olive Oils

The Smithsonian Institution will host a seminar to explore high-quality extra virgin olive oils on February 3.

Dec. 7, 2017

Entries Pour in for Sixth NYIOOC

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

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