The New York International Olive Oil Competition just named its 2015 picks for best Greek olive oils!
The prestigious and intensely competitive playing field consisted of 700 different olive oils from 25 countries. Entries were evaluated by a jury of international experts and of these 700, 35 olive oil brands entered by Greece were judged “world’s best” with 19 Gold and 16 Silver awards!
This global recognition just goes to prove what you and I have known all along – Greek olive oil is top shelf and deserving of its place on the world stage.
We’ve listed the top five organically produced, Gold award winners for you here – just click on the + to expand each description!
Made from amfissis olives that are normally eaten as table olives, and harvested in October and November – a month or more earlier than other producers typically harvest in this area – this oil has high polyphenol count. “
For a complete listing of all 35 Greek award winners for 2015 click here.
And thank you to the NYIOOC for much of the above info, for organizing this the largest olive oil competition in the world and for consistently recognizing the exceptional quality, aroma and taste of Greek olive oils!