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May. 2, 2017

Greek Olive Oil Producers React to NYIOOC Wins

Producers, marketers, and exporters of this year's best Greek olive oils share what their NYIOOC awards mean to them, how they manage to produce olive oils good enough to earn top honors, and how this fits in with their company philosophies.

Apr. 28, 2017

At 2017 NYIOOC: Signs of the 'Sea Change We Have Been Waiting For'

After a challenging harvest season and a 30 percent drop in global production, more brands than ever were analyzed at the world's largest olive oil competition -- a strong sign of the growing number of producers focused on quality.

Apr. 27, 2017

Best Olive Oils for 2017 Will be Announced Tonight

The winners of the 2017 New York International Olive Oil Competition will be revealed at a live-streamed 5:30 (EDT) press conference.

Apr. 21, 2016

Italian Producers of the World's Best Olive Oils Express Elation

NYIOOC award-winning olive oil producers reacted with elation to the news that their products were among the best in the world, just a year after one of the worst years on record.

Apr. 16, 2016

Italy Triumphs at 2016 NYIOOC

Italian producers came back from last year's disastrous harvest with a vengeance, winning more awards at the prestigious New York competition than any other country.

Apr. 16, 2016

Viva España! Spain Brings Home 78 Awards

Spain received 78 awards at the NYIOOC this year, up from 73 in 2015. There was a strong energy of solidarity among attendees that demonstrated that Spain is united to deliver high quality oil to consumers.

Apr. 11, 2016

Judging Underway at World's Largest Olive Oil Competition

The judges for the New York International Olive Oil Competition have begun analyzing 827 entries from 25 countries to identify this year's best extra virgin olive oils.

Mar. 28, 2016

World's Best Olive Oils to be Unveiled in New York

In two weeks, judges at the New York International Olive Oil Competition will analyze more than 800 entries from around the world to identify this year's best extra virgin olive oils.

Mar. 25, 2016

2nd Olive Oil Competition Highlights Cretan Brands

The 2nd Cretan Olive Oil Competition took place March 19 to 20 in Rethymno, Crete, awarding prizes for the best standardized conventional and organic Cretan extra virgin olive oils from the 2015-16 production season.

Mar. 25, 2016

24th Ercole Olivario Awards Recognize Italian Olive Oil Excellence

The 24th edition of the Ercole Olivario concluded with a ceremony in Perugia.

Mar. 1, 2016

More than 800 to Compete in New York International Olive Oil Competition

The world’s largest and most pres­ti­gious olive oil com­pe­ti­tion will be big­ger than ever this year with more than 800 brands from 27 coun­tries com­pet­ing next month for the cov­eted Silver, Gold and Best in Class awards. The fourth annual New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), which will be held in New York City

Oct. 26, 2015

EVOO Takes Center Stage as Milan Expo Winds Down

The universal exhibition was the occasion for an edition of Ercole Olivario, a national competition dedicated to Italian extra virgin olive oils.

Oct. 9, 2015

An International Competition in Sicily

Next May, Southern Italy will host the Domina International Olive Oil Contest led by Antonio Lauro.

Aug. 11, 2015

Cape Town Hosts 2nd Sol d'Oro Southern Edition

Cape Town, South Africa will host the second edition of Sol d'Oro-Southern Hemisphere, the international competition organized by Veronafiere.

Jul. 1, 2015

L’Oro del Benàco Celebrates Best of Lake Garda

The largest lake of Italy has a great influence on the climate on its banks and is the heart of the world's northernmost olive oil production region.

May. 26, 2015

Jerusalem to Host 6th TerraOlivo

Besides the competition, the event offers a 6-day tour of olives, wines and the Holy Land's landmarks, from the Dead Sea to Mount Zion and the Old Town of Jerusalem.

May. 18, 2015

In Latest Bid for Relevance, Council Seeks to Standardize Competitions

Facing waning interest in its own olive oil competition, the International Olive Council will offer to endorse rival events that abide by its rules.

May. 14, 2015

4th 'Extrascape' to Focus on Innovation

The fourth Extrascape competition and conference will focus on innovative tools and strategies to promote the culture of extra virgin olive oil.

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