NY International Olive Oil Competition to Unveil World’s Best Olive Oils April 14

Olive oil has never been on people’s minds like it is now. On April 14, 2016, there is one place no one will doubt the quality of olive oil they are tasting.

Join olive oil producers retailers, distributors, chefs and journalists from around the world on April 14 for an exclusive tasting of the world’s best olive oils followed by the official unveiling of the NYIOOC winners and awards reception.

Lina Smith (left) and 2015 NYIOOC Panel Leader Brígida Jiménez Herrera are among the judges at the largest international olive oil competition.

Olive oil has never been on people’s minds like it is now. After a searing exposé on ‘60 Minutes’ and rampant allegations of fraud and mislabeling, there has never been so much doubt about olive oil quality and authenticity.

Meanwhile, an endless stream of research continues to extoll the extraordinary health benefits of extra virgin olive oil to combat diseases from cancer to diabetes and Alzheimer’s.

On April 14, 2016, there is one place no one will doubt the quality of olive oil they are tasting.

Now in its fourth year, the New York International Olive Oil Competition is the largest and most prestigious olive oil quality contest in the world.

As many as 800 entries from 26 countries will be analyzed over four days by an international panel of the world’s most experienced olive oil tasters.

The winning olive oils are coveted by chefs, food buyers and discerning consumers everywhere who value extra virgin olive oils of the very highest quality.

You are invited to join olive oil producers, retailers, distributors, chefs and journalists from around the world on April 14 at 4:30 PM for an exclusive tasting of the world’s best olive oils followed by the official unveiling of the NYIOOC winners and awards reception.

Capping the event at 5:30 PM is the press conference where the NYIOOC winners — the World’s Best Olive Oils for 2016 — are unveiled.

The announcement, open only to event ticket holders, is broadcast live and covered by regional and international media.

The press conference will be followed by a reception at 6:00 featuring the “world’s best olive oil Martini” in honor of the competition winners.

The event takes place at 873 Broadway (at 18th Street), Manhattan.

To confirm your attendance, please complete a request for a ticket here.

The New York International Olive Oil Competition is organized by Olive Oil Times — an independent publication and the most-read source for olive oil news and information.