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.
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.
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.
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.