The NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition is the world’s largest and most prestigious olive oil contest. The annual listing of award winners is considered the authoritative guide to the year’s best extra virgin olive oils.
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Fresh, high-quality extra virgin olive oil is one of the world’s healthiest foods. Olive oils crafted with care provide antioxidants and phenolic compounds that are proven to help reduce and prevent diseases.
The best olive oils are blow-your-mind delicious and they elevate the tastes of our foods in ways we never imagined. Hundreds of olive varieties offer countless pairing possibilities that chefs are only beginning to discover.
Making great olive oil takes determination, skill and obsessive attention to details. The result is an award-winning extra virgin olive oil that exhibits what experts call “quality characteristics.” Or more simply, delicious.
Every good olive oil needs to have the aroma of fresh fruit. Olives are fruits, after all. The oil should smell fresh and fruity.
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Hundreds of olive varieties offer countless pairing possibilities that chefs are only beginning to discover. The pairing app developed by NYIOOC and Olive Oil Times analyzes the taste profiles of this year’s best olive oils to return the best match for a variety of popular dishes.
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