A major distinction of great prestige for a Greek olive producer with twelve (12) top awards was noted in Japan, for Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms, at the renowned international olive oil competition of Japan, JAPAN Olive Oil Prize Competition 2022.
Held in Tokyo, from May 8 to 13, 2022, this international competition is considered one of the most professional olive oil competitions in the world because it applies very strict evaluation standards, based on the tasting methods set by the International Olive Oil Council.
It is ranked in the top places of the EVOOWR World Ranking and the tasting of olive oils at the JAPAN Olive Oil Prize Competition 2022 is done by expert panel tasters of international prestige, with the method of blind tasting.
For 2022, more than 500 olive oils from 21 olive-producing countries participated, such as Spain, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Tunisia, USA, Turkey, Israel and more, with a very high level of quality.
Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms are considered the big winners of the JOOP 2022 competition because they were honored with extremely high awards and specifically:
• With 1st place and the winning Flavored olive oil, of Tokyo, at Japan Olive Oil Prize 2022, with a score of 98%.
• With two (2) Best In Class Flavored olive oils in Tokyo for 2022, with a score that exceeded 96%.
• With 7 gold and 4 silver awards but also scores ranging from 85 to 95%, they are classified in the Best Olive Oils JOOP 2022.
In particular, the 12 major awards for the organic gourmet olive oils by Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms in Tokyo, Japan for 2022 are:
It should be noted that for the second consecutive year the olive oil OLEOASTRON Gourmet Evoo emerged No. 1 and the big winner of the competition of Japan for 2022, in its category, with a score of 98%.
This fact is of historical importance for the Greek olive industry and Greek olive oil in general, as no other olive producer has succeeded this, throughout all the years that the famous competition is held in Tokyo, Japan.
The highly honorable award of 1st place and the winning olive oil in its category, for the second consecutive year, is a unique achievement by a Greek olive producer in a competition of such high prestige and scope that is of specific importance for the global olive oil sector.
The other award-winning olive oils in detail are:
ENSTAGMA Gourmet evoo - BEST IN CLASS 2022
ENSTAGMA Gourmet evoo - GOLD Award
MAJESTIC Blend evoo - Gold Award
MASTERPIECE Blend evoo - Gold Award
SYLLEKTIKON Gourmet evoo - Gold Award
PLUS HEALTH Multivarietal Green evoo - Gold Award
FYLLIKON First Harvest - Gold Award
AGOURELAIO Early Harvest - Silver Award
PLUS HEALTH Multivarietal Blue evoo - Silver Award
ARMONIA Monovarietal - Silver Award
Flavored Gourmet Enigma - Silver Award
It is a special honor for us when our organic, Single Estate olive products are recognized by experts in the most important global competitions for their high quality, for the innovation in their production, their unique taste and their wonderful combinations, while at the same time being in the top olive oils worldwide.
These 12 major and absolute awards, at the international Japan Olive Oil Prize 2022, complete the unique number of 477 international awards for Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms worldwide, a record number for a Greek Single Estate olive producer that produces and packages exclusively their own olive products.
Source: emvolos.gr (translated)