Twelve (12) major distinctions were noted in Italy, for Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms, in the prestigious international olive oil competition, EVO International Olive Oil Competition 2023.
The eighth edition of the competition took place in the city of Palmi, in the province of Calabria in Italy, from 14 to 19 May 2023. The EVOO World Ranking (EVOOWR), based on strict international standards, has ranked the EVOIOOC competition with the highest rating 9/10, elevating it to one of the highest positions in the world for its great degree of difficulty, validity, integrity and methodology.
This particular 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 Council, exclusively with the method of blind tasting.
The tasting of olive oils at EVOIOOC 2023, as in any international competition of this level, is carried out by expert panel tasters of international prestige, coming from different countries of the world.
For 2023 there was a new record of participation in the Italian competition, with over 700 olive oils from 26 olive-producing countries such as Italy, Turkey, Croatia, Greece, Spain, Brazil, Chile, Slovenia, Portugal, Tunisia, USA, Israel and more, with a very high level of quality.
Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms were honored with extremely high awards and specifically:
• With 5 gold and 7 silver awards accompanied by very high scores, by the expert judges of EVOIOOC ITALY 2023.
In particular, these 12 major awards for the organic and gourmet olive oils by Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms in Italy for 2023 are:
MAJESTIC Blend evoo - Gold Award
MASTERPIECE Blend evoo - Gold Award
SYLLEKTIKON Gourmet evoo - Gold Award
Flavored Gourmet Enigma - Gold Award
TREASURE Blend evoo - Gold Award
GEMSTONE Blend evoo - Silver Award
AGOURELAIO Early Harvest - Silver Award
OLEOASTRON Gourmet Evoo - Silver Award
PLUS HEALTH Blue evoo - Silver Award
These very high and honorable awards for Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms constitute a unique Greek and Spartan achievement, in one of the most difficult competitions in the world, which is observed by the international olive oil sector every year, with special attention.
It should be noted that Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms are the only producers in the history of the Italian competition that have achieved such a large number of distinctions in the EVO International Olive Oil Competition for three consecutive years, in 2021, 2022 and 2023.
These 12 exceptional awards complete the unique number of 714 international awards for Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms, a record number for a Greek Single Estate olive producer that produces and packages exclusively their own olive products.
Source: amna.gr (translated)