NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition is the largest olive oil quality
contest and its annual listing of award winners is widely considered
the most trusted guide to the year’s best extra virgin olive
oils. The complete list of award winners is presented on the Official
Index of the World's Best Olive Oils.
Producers from Italy submitted the most entries with 253, followed
by Greece with 152, Spain with 151, the United States with 132,
Portugal with 67, Croatia with 45, Tunisia with 38, Australia
with 28, Turkey with 27, Brazil (13) and France (12). There were
entries from Chile, Lebanon, China, South Africa, New Zealand,
Mexico, Slovenia, Japan, Egypt, Uruguay, Israel, Morocco, Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Algeria and Argentina.
After winning with the same products at the Los Angeles
International Competition , Monini was awarded at the NYIOOC with
the following prizes: Frantoio (from Umbria) and Coratina (from
Puglia) won GOLD, while Nocellara (from Sicilia) won SILVER.