Trade Events

May. 10, 2021

Results of 2021 World Olive Oil Competition to Be Released

The results of the 2021 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition will be revealed May 24 through May 27 from 9 o'clock until noon (UTC -4) on the Official Index of the World's Best Olive Oils.

Mar. 16, 2021

World Olive Oil Competition Receives Record Number of Entries

The NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition announced it had received 1,171 entries for the 2021 edition, breaking the previous record of 1,003 set in 2018.

Dec. 11, 2018

NYIOOC2019: Changes Coming to Olive Oil's Big Night

The olive oil industry's marquee event is getting bigger.

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Nov. 13, 2018

'Sabor Oliva' Joins Uruguayan Producers and Public

Fewer producers attended this year's edition, but spirits were high among attendees. After a disastrous 2018 harvest, producers say they are hoping to set a record in the next campaign.

Oct. 11, 2018

Registration Opens for NYIOOC2019

Early entries have already been submitted at a fast rate and organizers said registrations will be limited to the first 1,000 brands, as last year.

Oct. 3, 2018

Yale Olive Oil Conference Underway

No less than 26 speakers each had between 20 and 40 minutes today in a rapid-fire mix of mostly scientific presentations on the mechanisms behind the health benefits of olive oil.

Apr. 23, 2018

Judging Underway at Sixth NYIOOC

An international panel of experts began analyzing one thousand entries from 28 countries this morning at the sixth annual NYIOOC | World Olive Oil Competition.

Mar. 6, 2018

NYIOOC Will Limit Entries to 1,000

With entries quickly approaching one thousand, NYIOOC organizers say they will close registration in a matter of days.

Feb. 12, 2018

Sixth 'ExtraLucca' Presents Some of Italy's Best

The Ducal Palace of Lucca will host a two-day exposition of select Italian extra virgin olive oils.

Jan. 22, 2018

Simplifying Science is the Goal of New U.S. Marketing Campaign

At a California conference, the International Olive Council laid out its plan to translate the wealth of proven health benefits to growing consumer consumption.

Jan. 16, 2018

Olive Oil Tasting Program to Follow NYIOOC

On April 30, the Olive Oil Sommelier Certification Program returns to New York's International Culinary Center (ICC) for an intensive, 6-day course in olive oil sensory assessment.

Jan. 10, 2018

Olive Council Scientific Conference at UC Davis

On January 17, a panel of experts will discuss the mechanisms of olive oil and their roles in the prevention of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and neurological diseases.

Nov. 15, 2017

Athens Conference Aims to Increase Global Market Share for Greek Oils

The olive oil scientific society FILAIOS will be hosting a conference at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at 5:00 PM tomorrow (November 16th, 2017).

Oct. 19, 2016

Olive Oil Sommelier Course Debuts in New York

The groundbreaking olive oil sensory assessment program at the International Culinary Center seeks to turn out expert olive oil tasters. Participants of the first level course agreed they're well on their way.

Sep. 28, 2016

Úbeda Hosts Second Conference on EVOO

Spain celebrated the Second Conference on Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Well-respected speakers covered topics on health, product promotion, farming practices and gastronomy.

Jul. 26, 2016

In Lucca, a Month Dedicated to Quality EVOO

In its ancient Roman forum, Lucca hosted the second annual Extra Lucca Summer Edition, a spinoff of Extra Lucca, the annual event dedicated to high-quality extra virgin olive oils.

Jul. 25, 2016

Olive Oil Sommelier Certification Course at New York's International Culinary Center

The renowned International Culinary Center (ICC) in New York and the Olive Oil Times Education Lab will present the first Olive Oil Sommelier Certification Level 1 Course October 8-10 at the ICC’s SoHo campus.

Jun. 28, 2016

Milan to Host First World Conference on Mediterranean Diet

The aim of the two-day international conference is to “revitalize the Med Diet, from a healthy dietary pattern to a healthy Mediterranean sustainable lifestyle.”

Jun. 16, 2016

5th Edition of 'Extrascape' Celebrates Olive Landscapes

The fifth edition of the event wound up in Molise after two days of conferences, debates and round tables with producers, agronomists, national and international olive oil experts and enthusiasts.

May. 4, 2016

Sol&Agrifood, Italy's Showcase for Quality Foods

Sol&Agrifood is the event held alongside Vinitaly that promotes excellence in the agri-food and extra virgin olive oil sectors on a national and international scale.

Mar. 30, 2016

3rd 'Food Expo Greece' Showcases Mediterranean Foods

The third Food Expo Greece took place near Athens, attracting 970 exhibitors, 153 of them exhibiting olive oil, plus 55,000 trade visitors, including 1,200 from 55 countries outside Greece.

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