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Apr. 26, 2013

Australia and New Zealand Shine at International Olive Oil Competition

Australia and New Zealand punched above their weight at the 2013 New York International Olive Oil Competition last week.

Apr. 25, 2013

Spain Brings Home 51 Medals from New York

Spanish extra virgin olive oils earned 51 awards, including two for best of class, from the New York International Olive Oil Competition.

Apr. 25, 2013

U.S. Producers Win Big at International Olive Oil Competition

Olive oil brands from the United States won 21 gold and 15 silver medals at the New York International Olive Oil Competition.


Mar. 31, 2013

Julian Medina's 'Toloache' to Feature Elite Olive Oils

Medina will show how extra virgin olive oils can enhance and elevate his contemporary Mexican cuisine.

Mar. 19, 2013

New York International Olive Oil Competition Issues Last Call for Entries

Olive oil producers around the world who have not registered for the New York International Olive Oil Competition have until Friday.

Mar. 8, 2013

Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition Opens to Producers of All Sizes

Olive oil producers can register for the third annual Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition until March 29th.

Jan. 29, 2013

Prizewinning Cooperative Credits Biodiversity, Early Harvesting for its Fruity Arbequina

Olive cultivation amid almond, apple, pear and pine trees helped Oli d’Arbeca win the "sweet green fruity" prize at Fira de l’Oli.

Jan. 15, 2013

Fairway Market, International Culinary Center Present Olive Oil Competition Preview

A press preview of the New York Olive Oil Competition will be held on January 24 at The International Culinary Center in New York.

Nov. 8, 2012

David Oliver Fischer Wins Olive Oil Cooking Contest in Bilbao

The chef from Restaurant Hos Fischer in Copenhagen won the judges over with his "pineapple with olive oil and buckthorn."

Nov. 7, 2012

Australia Awards Best Extra Virgins for 2012

With its high altitude, cool climate and selected olive varieties, Abilene Grove Blend was rated this year's best Australian EVOO.


Aug. 24, 2012

Spanish Olive Oil Among 'Top 50' in UK Great Taste Awards

An extra virgin olive oil from Cordoba has beaten a strong contingent of international foods to be named as one of the top 50 at the Great Taste Awards.

Jul. 25, 2012

International Olive Oil Competition Coming to New York

Leading experts will assemble next April for the New York International Olive Oil Competition where they will identify, and honor, the world's best extra virgin olive oils.

Jun. 14, 2012

Slow Food Organizes a 'People's Choice' Contest for Olive Oil

For the seventh year, a Slow Food initiative to lets people discover the best Italian extra virgin olive oils by being professional tasters for one night.

Jun. 13, 2012

TerraOlivo 2012 Results Announced

282 of the 408 olive oils entered earned awards, with 42 oils, with 10 percent of the entries obtaining the top "Gran Prestige Gold Award" this year.

Jun. 10, 2012

Third Edition of TerraOlivo Closes in Jerusalem

TerraOlivo, the international extra virgin olive oil competition held in Jerusalem, closed Friday setting new heights for its diversity of judges and the number and diversity of entries.

Jun. 1, 2012

TerraOlivo Returns

The ancient city of Jerusalem will host the third edition of TerraOlivo between the 6th and 8th of June.

May. 24, 2012

Mario Solinas Winners Announced

Jaén's Aceites Oro Bailen has won the intense category, Córdoba’s Almazara de Muela the medium category and Navarra’s Hacienda Queiles was the ripe winner in the 2012 Mario Solinas Quality Award EVOO competition.

May. 3, 2012

Casa de Hualdo Wins Top Prize at Extrascape

The high-density Spanish farm was found to have the best olive oil and landscape combination at the first Extrascape competition. Azienda Marina Colonna was recognized with a special prize.