Olives New Zealand

New Zealand takes SEVEN Gold at New York!

May 12, 2020

The results of the 2020 New York International Olive Oil Competition have been released. This is arguably the most prestigious competition in the world and this year attracted 900 entries from 26 countries.

This year 396 Gold and 188 Silver medals were awarded.

Olives New Zealand entered five of the top winners from the 2019 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards and all entrants won GOLD! Additionally Loopline Olives won two Gold medals

The Gold medal winning oils were:
Kakariki Mediterranean Blend
Kapiti Picual Blend
Olea Estate Picual
Old French Road Picholene
Woodside Bay
Loopline Picual
Loopline Picholene.

Seven Gold medals – three Blends and four single varietal. This is a huge achievement and congratulations to our winners.

For more information on our winners please see https://bestoliveoils.com/search

“The New York International Olive Oil Competition is arguably the most prestigious competition in the world. New Zealand olive oils have been winning Gold since 2016. In 2020 Olives New Zealand entered five top winning oils from the 2019 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards and all five have won Gold! Additionally Loopline Olives won two Gold.  This is so very exciting for the New Zealand olive industry, once again punching above its weight on an international platform.”

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