olive oil quality

Jul. 5, 2022

Care, Commitment Lie Behind the Success of Southern Italian Producers at NYIOOC

Producers from Calabria, Campania and Puglia overcame drought and wildfires to once again place among the world’s highest-quality olive oils in New York.

Jul. 5, 2022

European Union Expands Monte de Etna PDO Territory in Sicily

The expansion means the potential production of Monte de Etna PDO extra virgin olive oil could double.

Jul. 5, 2022

French Producers Celebrate Superb Showing at NYIOOC

Producers from southern France and Corsica combined to earn 11 awards from 26 entries in the 2022 World Olive Oil Competition.

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Jul. 5, 2022

Awards for California Producers Validate High EVOO Standards

Producers from the Golden State earned a record-high 88 awards at the NYIOOC. One prominent producer believes the state’s EVOO standards set it apart.

Jun. 28, 2022

Portuguese Producers Reap Benefits of Record Harvest at World Competition

After entering their highest number of brands to the 2022 NYIOOC, Portuguese producers earned 35 of the industry's most coveted quality awards.

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.

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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.

Jun. 15, 2022

Record Number of NYIOOC Awards for American Producers

Producers from California, Oregon, Texas and Georgia combined to earn 94 awards from 134 entries, despite challenges caused by inflation, supply chain issues and climate.

Jun. 15, 2022

Australians Build on A Good Harvest to Triumph in New York

Producers from Australia earned their third-highest number of awards at this year's World Competition.

Jun. 10, 2022

Turkish Producers Reach New Heights in World Competition

A record haul of 65 awards has placed Turkey among the top producing countries at the world’s largest olive oil quality contest.

Jun. 9, 2022

Spanish Producers Achieve Record Success at World Competition

Producers from across the country overcame drought and extreme weather events to earn a record-high 128 awards at the World Competition.

Jun. 9, 2022

Tuscan Producers Triumph at NYIOOC, Overcoming Late Frosts and Summer Heat

Painstaking work in the grove, without forgetting the importance of sustainable farming, propelled Tuscan farmers to a leading role at the World Competition.

Jun. 8, 2022

South African Producers Celebrate Record Success at NYIOOC

Entering their second-highest number of brands, South African producers won a record-high number of Gold Awards at the World Olive Oil Competition.

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Mar. 9, 2022

Argentina Receives Its First Geographical Indication for Olive Oil

Local producers and officials believe the country’s first PGI will promote the local Arauco variety and hope other regions will follow.

Mar. 7, 2022

From Champagne to EVOO: An Award-Winning Italian Producer Embraces His French Heritage

Vazart & Sons combine scale with technology and tradition to continue their generations-long pursuit of excellence in agricultural production.

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.

Feb. 17, 2022

Croatian Farmers Turn to Foliar Analysis to Improve Yields and Quality

By analyzing leaves, agronomists can determine which elements and compounds the olive tree may be missing or have in excess.

Feb. 16, 2022

Andalusia Plans an Olive Oil Center in Jaén

The center would help improve regional olive oil quality, invest in harvesting and processing technology and improve traceability.

Feb. 16, 2022

Oliva: How Ancient Fables Become Award-Winning Olive Oils

Combining local varieties from ancient and young trees with organic practices and Sicilian terroir help Francesca Oliva's oils stand out.

Feb. 9, 2022

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Shelf Life

Extra virgin olive oil’s renowned health benefits and organoleptic qualities degrade over time. Several factors play important roles in determining its shelf life.

Jan. 10, 2022

Pests Plague Wild Olives on Croatian Island as Producers Remain Steadfast

The olive borer, fly and moth have damaged olive trees on the island of Pag. Producers insist they will still manage to craft award-winning oils.

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