The New York International Olive Oil Competition is the largest, and most publicized olive oil quality competition in the world.
More than 700 entries from 25 countries are judged by an international panel of experts. The winning olive oils are coveted by chefs, food buyers and discerning consumers everywhere who value extra virgin olive oils of the very highest quality.
The results of the competition are announced on the final day of judging, broadcast live online and syndicated throughout the world in publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and countless international media outlets. Featured winners are displayed on nearly every page of Olive Oil Times, the industry’s publication of record, and the world’s most-read source for information on olive oil.
The competition winners are bestowed the distinction of “Best Olive Oils in the World” and they are featured in the yearly index and official results website, bestoliveoils.com where details of every oil are presented in a format convenient for all devices.
Retailers, distributors and consumers throughout the world use the competition results as a virtual buying guide. NYIOOC spreads the news of the winning oils all year long to more than 20,000 industry contacts and through its various media channels.
New York's legendary gourmet retailer, Fairway Market features winning oils in special NYIOOC displays, giving consumers access to the world's best olive oils and adding to the commercial benefits for selected winners.