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38 U.S. Brands Make List of Best Olive Oils

May. 4, 2015
Olive Oil Times Staff

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In a har­vest year dom­i­nated by a pun­ish­ing drought, Amer­i­can olive oil pro­duc­ers still man­aged to churn out some of the world’s best olive oils, win­ning 38 awards at the New York Inter­na­tional Olive Oil Com­pe­ti­tion (NYIOOC).

The win­ners were unveiled at a tele­vised press con­fer­ence on April 15, and the com­plete list of win­ners is pre­sented on the offi­cial results web­site, bestoliveoils.com.
See more: The Best Amer­i­can Olive Oils, Offi­cial NYIOOC Rank­ing
The New York Inter­na­tional Olive Oil Com­pe­ti­tion is the world’s largest and most pres­ti­gious olive oil com­pe­ti­tion. Nearly 700 entries from 26 coun­tries were judged by an inter­na­tional panel of experts. The win­ning olive oils are cov­eted by chefs, food buy­ers and dis­cern­ing con­sumers who value extra vir­gin olive oils of the very high­est qual­ity.

Apollo Olive Oil won the Best in Class Award for its Mis­tral robust blend, as well as a Gold Award for its Sierra blend.

Bound­ary Bend Olives won two Gold and two Sil­ver Awards for its Cobram Estate brand olive oils pro­duced in Cal­i­for­nia.

Moon­shadow Grove won three Gold Awards for Man­zanillo, Mis­sion and Mis­cela mono­va­ri­etals.


Peren­nial NYIOOC win­ner The Olive Press took home three awards.

Lucero, Olive Leaf Hills, Chace­wa­ter Olive Mil, Pacific Sun and Paso­livo each won two awards.

Other win­ners include the Il Fiorello Olive Oil Com­pany, Bava Fam­ily Grove, Berke­ley Olive Grove 1913, Boz­zano Olive Ranch, Cal­i­for­nia Olive Ranch, Calivir­gin, First Fresh, Fran­toio Grove, Grumpy Goats Farm, Jovia Groves, Longevity, Madrona Tree, Round Pond Estate, Split Rock Springs Ranch, Dry Creek Olive Com­pany and Win­ter­hill Olive Oil.

Every win­ning Amer­i­can brand was pro­duced in Cal­i­for­nia.

The 2016 NYIOOC will be held April 11 – 13, 2016.

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