The second edition of the International Olive Council’s Mario Solinas Quality Award 2016 has recognized EVOOs from Spain, Italy and Portugal. This edition drew 47 entries from Argentina (3), Australia (1), Chile (3), Greece (1), Israel (1), Italy (2), Peru (1), Portugal (16), Spain (17), Tunisia (1) and Uruguay (1).
Individual producers, producers’ associations or packers in any producer country could enter extra virgin olive oils for the competition.
All the competitors can now break the seal of the tank holding the batch of oil they entered for the competition.
The winners are allowed to announce the prize on the labels of the extra virgin olive oil belonging to the same batch as the winning sample and can obtain a special logo from the Executive Secretariat for this purpose.
The prize-giving ceremony will be held at the Madrid headquarters of the IOC on a date yet to be determined.PRIZE WINNERS AND FINALISTS - IOC MARIO SOLINAS QUALITY AWARD,
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