The NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition is the largest and most prestigious olive oil quality contest. Its annual list of award winners is the authoritative guide to the world’s best olive oils and the dedicated producers who craft them.
Olive Oil'sBiggest Stage
Making great olive oil takes determination, skill and obsessive attention to details. Those who succeed get the worldwide attention they deserve at the industry’s premier event and throughout the year.
900 Olive Oils26 Countries1 Big Night
On May 10, 2019, the year’s best olive oils were unveiled at a press conference streamed live from New York. The results of the competition are followed by producers, importers, distributors chefs, food service professionals and journalists around the world.
The award-winning brands are publicized far and wide because everyone wants to know the names of the world’s best olive oils and the extraordinary producers who craft them.
Join 200 producers, distributors, food industry leaders and international media on Friday, May 8 for a celebration of olive oil and the unveiling of the 2020 winners.
Founder and President, NYIOOC
Curtis Cord is the founding publisher of Olive Oil Times, president of the NYIOOC and executive director of the Olive Oil Sommelier Program at the International Culinary Center.
The 2019Panel Leaders
The NYIOOC Judging Panel is a team of the world’s leading experts who analyze over five days the largest collection of extra virgin olive oils ever assembled.
Carola Dümmer Medina
Brígida Jiménez Herrera
Antonio Giuseppe Lauro
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