Passion.
Dedication.
Recognition.

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's
Biggest 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.

International Press
Coverage

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.

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900 Olive Oils
26 Countries

On May 8, 2020, the year’s best olive oils will be unveiled in New York. The results of the competition are followed by producers, importers, distributors chefs, food service professionals and journalists around the world.

Curtis Cord

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 2019
Panel 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

Chile

Brígida Jiménez Herrera

Spain

Antonio Giuseppe Lauro

Italy

Konstantinos Liris

Greece

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