A prestigious distinction was noted in Oslo, Norway, for Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms, with 3 gastronomic olive oils in the Best of Class and 10 awards in total, in the recognized Scandinavian International Olive Oil Competition 2023.
The international competition Scandinavian IOOC is an innovative concept for evaluating olive oils that are at the highest quality levels worldwide, aiming to present them to markets looking for exceptional quality olive oils, setting extremely strict criteria and gathering a large team of internationally recognized tasters and judges for this purpose.
Each year, the international competition Scandinavian IOOC is held in a different Scandinavian capital. For 2023, it was held in Oslo, Norway, from 25 to 27 April 2023, with great interest from the international olive sector. Hundreds of olive oils from many olive producing countries participated with a very high level of quality.
Scandinavian IOOC is officially recognized by the EVOOWR global ranking of olive oils and the tasting of the olive oils in the Scandinavian IOOC is carried out by specialized olive oil tasters (expert panel tasters) of international prestige and from many countries of the world, exclusively with the blind tasting method.
After the preliminary analysis of each olive oil, the panel of expert judges conducts an individual assessment of each olive oil sample in multiple phases, in order to conclude at the final ranking of the olive oils and the overall score.
On 28/04/2023, the announcement of the results of Scandinavian IOOC 2023 took place. Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms were honored with 10 awards in total and 3 of their gastronomic olive oils ranked in the Best of Class, a fact that is an important milestone for Greek olive growing.
In particular, the 10 major awards for the organic gourmet olive oils by Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms in Oslo, Norway for 2023 are:
TREASURE Blend evoo - Gold Award & Best of Class
MASTERPIECE Blend evoo - Gold Award & Best of Class
Flavored Gourmet Enigma - Gold Award & Best of Class
GEMSTONE Blend evoo - Gold Award
MAJESTIC Blend evoo - Gold Award
SYLLEKTIKON Gourmet evoo - Gold Award
OLEOASTRON Gourmet Evoo - Silver Award
This excellent and absolute reward of 100% in Oslo, Norway for 2023 marks a distinction of a very high level in the field of olive growing for our country, Greece, our land, Sparta Laconia as well as for the course of Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms for the past 31 years.
It is a special honor when the organic, gourmet, Single Estate olive products by Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms from Sparta, Laconia, 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 ten (10) major international awards at the Scandinavian IOOC 2023 in Norway complete the unique number of 668 international awards for Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms worldwide, a record number for a Greek olive producer exclusively of their own olive products.