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19déc 2017

The EVOOLEUM 2018, International Competition for the Quality of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Registration Period is Now Open

The EVOOLEUM 2018, International Competition for the Quality of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Registration Period is Now Open2017/19/12 - After the success of the first two editions, Mercacei and AEMO have announced the third edition of the EVOOLEUM World’s TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils International Competition. A unique contest endowed with the utmost rigor that recognizes each campaign the 100 best extra virgins in the world -as well as publish and disseminate its results through the exclusive EVOOLEUM World's TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Guide-, which in 2018 introduces new features. The deadline for registration and receipt of samples will remain open until February 20th, 2018.

Due to its special characteristics and strict procedure for evaluating and classifying the samples received -the rules can be consulted in the renovated website, EVOOLEUM is presented as the most objective, rigorous and reliable international competition for the quality of extra virgin olive oil. And not only that: no other international contest can boast of having the EVOOLEUM Tasting Panel, probably the best group of tasters ever assembled before, made up of the most prestigious international experts. A jury that, like the contest itself, finds excellence in its raison d'être, without forgetting another factor of special importance: the organoleptic evaluation of the EVOOs submitted to the contest is done following the modified -and improved- evaluation sheet of the International Olive Council, undoubtedly the great reference worldwide.

As novelties in this 2018 edition, a new category is incorporated into the awards: Best Southern Hemisphere and Best Northern Hemisphere. But apart from that, the contest will offer an extra service: all the EVOOs selected in the TOP100 will be analyzed by the Chemistry Department of the University of Cordoba in order to determine the content of total polyphenols, as well as each type of polyphenol (Oleuropein, Oleocanthal, Hydroxytyrosol, Tyrosol, etc.), with an official certificate that will be sent to each of the members of this exclusive ranking.

Until next February 20th, individual producers, associations of producers and extra virgin companies from around the world can register and send their EVOOs of the current campaign to participate in this contest, which has an attractive and updated website with Spanish and English versions: In it, all interested parties can find detailed information about the competition and the rules of the contest, as well as the registration form and the composition of the Tasting Panel.

EVOOLEUM World's TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Guide

Aimed at consumers around the world and lovers of gastronomy, the EVOOLEUM Guide of the 100 Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils in the world according to the score obtained at the EVOOLEUM Awards, the International Awards for the Quality of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, includes a complete information sheet of each of the extra virgins that make up the TOP100 followed by an image of the bottle and a detailed tasting note describing the organoleptic characteristics of the juice and the foods with which it pairs. Published annually in English and Spanish, it is a pioneering publication of impeccable aesthetics and modern and cosmopolitan design -result of the creative work of the prestigious Cabello x Mure studio- made by the most important publishing group in the world specialized in the olive and olive oil sectors, Mercacei-Edimarket Editores, which has more than two decades of successful experience and a score of awards granted by different institutions, organizations and associations related to the olive oil, olive and table olive sector, among them the Premio Alimentos de España a la Comunicación, awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment (Mapama), or the Internationalization Award of the Spanish Association of Periodical Publication Publishers (AEEPP).

Reviewed by the most important media, the EVOOLEUM World's TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Guide is distributed in the main events, competitions and international fairs of the olive and gastronomic sector, as well as in gourmet establishments and delicatessen stores, Horeca channel and restaurants with stars Michelin, thematic and Mediterranean cuisine, being the only publication of these characteristics that can also be found in bookstores and large surfaces, resorts and oil tourism establishments, gastronomic associations and cooking schools. In addition, the EVOOLEUM Guide is distributed among the main importers, agents and marketers of EVOO worldwide, which guarantees its full visibility and international projection, and it even has its own app, available for iPhone and Android.

If you want to register your EVOO brand click here.

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