AUSTRALIA’S top olive oil producer, Cobram Estate, has scooped up five international gold medals in New York today.
The brand has won the most successful exhibitor for the second year running and collected an unprecedented five gold medals and two “best in class” trophies from the five oils entered in the New York International Olive Oil Competition.
Cobram Estate was judged by a panel of leading international experts who tasted more than 700 extra virgin olive oils from around the world, including Italy, Spain and the US.
“We are extremely proud and humbled to achieve these amazing awards,” said Cobram Estate CEO, Rob McGavin.
“We are lucky to be producing such great examples in Australia that are available for Australian consumers to buy fresh from their local supermarket.”
Cobram’s chief olive oil maker, Leandro Ravetti, at the awards in New York.
Cobram’s chief olive oil maker, Leandro Ravetti, at the awards in New York. Source: Supplied
Australian consume an average of two litres of olive oil per person per year, the majority of which is extra virgin, the highest per capita consumption outside the Mediterranean.
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