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Sep. 13, 2022

Sustainability Key to Success of Central Italy’s Award-Winning Producers

Producers from Central Italy reflected on success at the 2022 NYIOOC and looked ahead to the coming harvest.

Aug. 10, 2022

First-Time Winners Reflect on World Competition Victories

Producers from around the world said their NYIOOC awards were lifting sales and customer trust.

Aug. 1, 2022

In Japan, Producers Reflect on An Award-Winning Year

Producers in Japan combined to earn a record-tying four Gold Awards and two Silver Awards, overcoming formidable harvest-year challenges.

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Jul. 19, 2022

Sicilian and Sardinian Growers Triumph in World Competition

The judges acknowledged the results of a growing organic approach and an established know-how from producers on Italy’s two largest islands.

Jul. 11, 2022

Israeli Producers Celebrate Record Year at World Competition

Despite having its worst harvest in a decade, Israeli producers earned a record-high number of awards at the World Competition.

Jul. 11, 2022

Northern Italian Producers Achieve Quality Despite Drought, Frost

Producers from Lombardy, Trentino Alto Adige, Veneto and Emilia-Romagna triumphed once again at the World Olive Oil Competition.

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Jun. 27, 2022

Award Winners in Greece Discuss a Feverish Season Before a Bountiful Harvest

The 2021/22 crop year required a swift harvest and milling due to unusually high temperatures. The coming crop year is shaping up to be better.

Jun. 27, 2022

Another Record Year Suggests a Trend in Brazil, Producers Say

Fourteen producers from Brazil’s largest producing regions combined to earn a record-high tally at the 2022 World Olive Oil Competition.

Jun. 22, 2022

Croatia’s Zadar County Celebrates NYIOOC Success in Official Ceremony

Local officials praised the efforts of olive oil producers who yielded eleven awards at the World Competition. Their success was attributed to hard work and cooperation.

Jun. 22, 2022

NYIOOC Wins Waylay Economic Woes for Producers in Southern Cone

South American producers from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay combined to earn the highest number of awards for the region since 2019.

Jun. 22, 2022

Italian Producers Again the Most Awarded in World Competition

Despite a challenging season, Italian producers earned 158 awards at the NYIOOC World Competition and led the way with organic olive oils too.

Jun. 17, 2022

Greek Producers Enjoy Another Triumphant Showing in World Competition

Despite a challenging harvest season, producers, farmers and bottlers from across Greece combined to earn a total of 79 awards at the 2022 NYIOOC.

Jun. 17, 2022

Italy and Brazil Shine at 7th EVO-IOOC in Campi Flegrei

Organizers of the event said quality continues to improve each year, with nearly one-quarter of submissions certified organic and 15 percent with protected status.

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Feb. 21, 2022

In Montenegro, Producers Join in World Competition Bid

Working together, Montenegrin producers hope to replicate neighboring Croatia’s success at the World Olive Oil Competition.

Sep. 23, 2021

Award-Winning Producers in Central Italy Prepare for Harvest

Sustainable farming, state-of-the-art milling, and synergies between committed farmers are key factors behind the success of the producers from central Italy

Aug. 13, 2021

Northern Italian Producers Share Secrets of Success at World Olive Oil Competition

A unique climate paired with a focus on local varieties helped propel producers from across the north of the country to success at the 2021 NYIOOC.

Aug. 2, 2021

Organic Producers from Puglia Triumph at World Competition

Producers from southwestern Italy overcame Xylella fastidiosa, erratic weather events and the Covid-19 pandemic to produce their award-winning extra virgin 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. 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.

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.

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