Within the scope of events to be held during SOL&AGRIFOOD, scheduled in Verona 22-25 March, 2015, Veronafiere announces and organises the XIII International Olive Oil Competition Sol d’Oro Northern Hemisphere 2015 in order to highlight the best EVOO production, promote it among consumers and trade operators, present to visitors the full range of typical extra virgin olive oils, especially as regards geographical origin, and stimulate efforts by companies towards continual improvement of product quality.
The Sol d’Oro Northern Hemisphere 2015 Competition is open to all Italian and international extra virgin olive oils presented by producer companies exhibiting at SOL&AGRIFOOD 2015, as well as Italian and international extra virgin olive oils by companies not exhibiting at the Show, on presentation of due application within the terms indicated and provided that they produce a minimum quantity of n° 3000 x 0.75 litre bottles or equivalent production.
The olive oils presented are divided into three categories: Extra Virgin – Single Varietal – Organic. Therefore Extra Virgin olive oil category is also further divided into: Delicate fruity olive oils; Medium fruity olive oils; and Intense fruity olive oils.
Companies may take part in the competition with two labels maximum and may therefore enter only two of the three categories indicated above (to be specified in the company fact file form). In the Extra Virgin category, the Competition Tasting Commission will assign oils in accordance with characteristics.
The deadline for participating in this contest ends on February 10th.International Sol d'Oro Competition opens call for applications,