2023 World Olive Oil Competition

Mar. 7, 2024

Sustainability Keeps This Award-Winning Producer Grounded

Treurer is working to establish a circular economy to promote high-quality olive oil production and Mallorca’s natural beauty.

Feb. 19, 2024

Quality Is Key in El Mistol’s Drive to Grow in Argentina, Expand Exports

The producer hopes the new government’s policy agenda and the company’s investments to expand production will improve profitability and grow the local consumer base.

Feb. 19, 2024

How One Producer Deals with Rising Volumes and A Shorter Harvest in France

In the South of France, the producer behind Mas des Bories manages a bumper harvest and a shorter window to mill.


Feb. 19, 2024

Fourth Generation of Sicilian Farmers Celebrate Local Cultivars

In southeastern Sicily, the producers behind Vernèra share a sense of social responsibility and environmental sustainability.

Feb. 7, 2024

Oleocampo's 3,500 Members Overcome Harvest Challenges with Quality Intact

Farmers in the massive Jaén-based cooperative sacrificed yield for a tenth straight year of award-winning quality.

Feb. 7, 2024

Traditional Methods, Sicilian Cultivars Help This California Farmer Standout

In northern California, the Bonds nurtures, harvests and mills imported Sicilian varieties to produce their award-winning extra virgin olive oil.

Jan. 2, 2024

Corto Bets on Olives as Crop of The Future in Changing Sacramento Valley

As California deals with the impacts of climate change, rising labor costs and worker shortages, Corto Olive president Cliff Little believes planting more olives is a solution.

Dec. 19, 2023

Brazil’s Al-Zait Rises to International Acclaim

In only two seasons, southern Brazilian producer Al-Zait has gone from a newcomer to olive oil production to an award-winner on the biggest stage.

Dec. 11, 2023

Small-Scale Farmers Celebrate Big-Time Success in Central California

Richard and Myrna Meisler have turned a passion project into one of California’s most-awarded extra virgin olive oils.

Dec. 5, 2023

Hard Work Yields World-Class Quality in Brazil

Estância das Oliveiras earned seven Gold Awards at the 2023 NYIOOC, the most in a single year for any Brazilian producer.

Nov. 29, 2023

Chilean Producer Bets Big on Italian Varieties

Olivos Ruta del Sol takes advantage of Chile’s terroir to produce some of the country's best extra virgin olive oils.

Nov. 27, 2023

The Ricchiuti Family's 15-Year Journey to Olive Oil Excellence

The family behind Enzo Olive Oil have built a fledgling olive farm to one of the Golden State's most awarded brands.

Nov. 27, 2023

Producers Behind Loco Galbasa Achieve Childhood Dream, World-Class Quality

The Sicilian brand Loco Galbasa combines the pursuit of quality and the commitment to environmental sustainability.


Sep. 11, 2023

Award-Winning EVOO, Local Cuisine Delight the Senses on Hvar

Eva Marija Čurin challenged guests at a dinner to decide which extra virgin olive oils paired best with local dishes.

Sep. 6, 2023

The Art of Permaculture in Central Italy

The advice of a friendly neighbor inspired the founders of the Italian company Carma to choose a sustainable path to success.

Sep. 6, 2023

Award-Winning Greek Producer Nurtures Soil Health and Patrini Olives

Spiridon Anangnostopoulos of Ranis has used his expertise to create the ideal soil substrate for his olive trees, bringing a local olive variety out of obscurity.

Aug. 29, 2023

World Olive Oil Competition Southern Hemisphere Live Updates

The NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition is unveiling award winners in the Southern Hemisphere division of the annual quality contest. Olive Oil Times writers around the world are covering the results and reactions.

Aug. 24, 2023

Best Southern Hemisphere Olive Oils to Be Unveiled

The first winners will be announced on Monday, September 4th at 9:00 AM (EDT).

Aug. 10, 2023

How an Experimental Farm in Japan Gave Rise to Award-Winning Olive Oil

What started as a land restoration project has transformed into an award-winning extra virgin olive oil-producing operation on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu.

Aug. 8, 2023

Judging Gets Underway in NYIOOC Southern Division

Registration remains open until the final results are released in September. Producers across the hemisphere await the results.

Aug. 2, 2023

Education Vital to Success of Turkey’s Olive Oil Sector, Award-Winning Producer Says

After winning 10 awards at the 2023 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, the producers behind Oliva Malia are keen to share the secrets of their success.