2023 World Olive Oil Competition

May. 31, 2023

First-Time NYIOOC Winners Find New Opportunities

From increased media coverage to easier access to lucrative foreign markets, first-time winners at the World Olive Oil Competition reflect on the results of their hardwork and success.

May. 31, 2023

Workshop in Croatia Highlights Award-Winning Olive Oils

During a guided tasting, attendees learned what makes Dalmatian extra virgin olive oil stand out at the World Competition.

May. 30, 2023

East Asian Olive Oils Reach the World Stage

As extra virgin olive oil culture slowly expands in China and Japan, high-quality production in two of the world’s largest economies does too.

May. 30, 2023

Patience and Investment Yield Award-Winning Olive Oil from Hills of Verona

The Cordioli family continues to overcome climatic challenges to produce their extra virgin olive oils in one of the world’s northernmost olive-growing regions.

May. 23, 2023

Culture Meets Quality at Di Molfetta Pantaleo

The producers behind Di Molfetta Pantaleo believe spreading olive oil culture is the best way to create new customers and value.

May. 22, 2023

Bozelli Boss Highlights the Value of Skillful Blending

The Turkish producer and World Competition winner believes masterful extra virgin olive oil blends exceed the sum of their parts.

May. 11, 2023

Kalinjot Monovarietal Places Albanian Olive Oil on World Stage

Andrew Strong hopes the Gold Award at the NYIOOC for an organic endemic monovarietal will catch the world’s attention.

May. 11, 2023

Producers in Small Croatian Village Celebrate Success While Calling for More Support

Farmers in coastal Dalmatia cited their success at the World Olive Oil Competition in their call for more investment in the sector.

May. 10, 2023

In Portugal, a Tough Season Ends with Stronger Determination

One industry veteran characterizes the 2022 harvest in Portugal as a perfect storm. Still, a common commitment to quality remains unshaken.

May. 9, 2023

Focus on Quality Yields Success for Producers in France

Despite a sharp drop in production due to Europe’s prolonged drought, the number of French entries at the World Competition has progressively increased over the years.

May. 9, 2023

History and Terroir Guide Award-Winning Producer in Puglia

More than a century of olive oil production experience allowed the families behind Olio Mazzone to overcome a highly challenging season to triumph at the 2023 NYIOOC.

May. 4, 2023

Tunisian Producers Celebrate Victory After Season Plagued by Drought

Producers overcame the country’s severe drought and macroeconomic difficulties to win 27 awards at the World Competition.

May. 4, 2023

Tradition, Technology Yield Winning Results for Southern Italian Producers

Producers from Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria and Campania overcame extreme weather, drought and pests to win awards at the World Competition.

Apr. 12, 2023

How to Make Award-Winning Olive Oil in a Tractor-Trailer

Samir Bayraktar, the founder of Olive Truck, has earned ten NYIOOC awards for extra virgin olive oils produced in his mobile mill.

Apr. 11, 2023

Passion, Research Inspire the Award-Winning Quality of Cantasole

Arianna De Marco focuses on sustainable farming and high-quality extra virgin olive oil production to overcome the challenges of farming in Puglia.

Apr. 11, 2023

Producers Behind Ronkaldo Celebrate First Win for Slovenia at 2023 NYIOOC

Ronkaldo earned a Gold Award at the 2023 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition for its organic Istrian bjelica.

Apr. 6, 2023

Elementary Schoolers Helped Produce One of Croatia's Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils

OPG Uroda earned a Gold Award at the 2023 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition with help from local students.

Mar. 22, 2023

World Olive Oil Competition 2023 Live Updates

The world’s largest and most prestigious olive oil quality contest is revealing award winners among nearly 1,100 Northern Hemisphere entries. We are following the results live.