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2016, April



TERRA ROSSA is "Silver Award Winner" by the
New York International Olive Oil Competition 2016



It was the moment hundreds of olive oil producers from around the world had been waiting for Curtis Cord, president of the New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), announced the best olive oils in the world for 2016.


The New York International Olive Oil Competition draws more entries, from more countries, than any other. Entries are placed into 24 categories including organic. non-organic, blends and monovarietals, Nothern and Southern Hemispheres and by intensity. Over 800 Entries from 25 Countries.


TERRA ROSSA Extra Virgin Olive Oil wins a "Silver Award".


Full results are available on the official website, The site details each winning oil’s unique features, judges’ tasting notes and links to producers’ websites and points of sale.


The NYIOOC draws the most renowned judges — top expert tasters from nine countries. The 2016 panel was lead by Dr. Giuseppe Di Lecce, Food Chemistry Department, Eurofins Chemical Control; Eleftheria Germanaki, panel supervisor, Greek Accreditation Authority, and Dr. Brígida Jímenez Herrera, director, IFAPA de Cabra.


The professional tasters spent three days meticulously scrutinizing each entry, one by one. “They understand the need to recognize excellence for us all,” said NYIOOC president Curtis Cord. “These are the best judges in the world. They are completely committed to this important task.”


Many consumers are deeply confused about olive oil. They want to know where to find product they can trust to deliver the quality they pay for. The list of NYIOOC winners provides a reliable resource for retailers, distributors, chefs and consumers looking for high quality olive oils.

Photos: NYIOOC



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