“OLIVINUS” – International Extra Virgin Oil Olive Competition in South America, Central America and the Caribbean, is the most important international competition in world’s, by number of samples submitted (about 450) and the number of countries present (17 to 21). Gives Medal, Diploma in full color and awarded AOVE report. Also it sends information to world importers. It’s who gives more points in the World Ranking EVOO after Mario Solinas.
Seven Spanish extra virgin olive oils are included in the TOP 20 for the Olivinus World’s Best EVOOs in its latest edition, which is held annually in the city of Mendoza (Argentina). Spain, with 58 awards, has led the medal rankings of this event which has granted a total of 167 awards to olive juices from Argentina (50 awards), Portugal (18), Greece (10), Chile (9), Uruguay ( 8), Italy (6), South Africa (5), Cyprus (1) and Malta (1).
The competition has received a total of 441 samples from 196 companies, receiving awards a 37% of the oils presented.
Also, 88 EVOOs have obtained the prestigious Gold Medal, 55 the Prestige Gold and 21 the Gold one.TOP 20 of the Olivinus World's Best EVOOs in its latest edition,