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Croatian Olive Oil Scoops 22 Awards in New York


Croatians have scooped 22 awards at the world’s largest and most important quality competition for extra virgin olive oils, held in New York City recently.

Two Croatian olive oils were judged the overall winners in their categories, whilst another 20 olive oil producers picked up gold and silver medals at the New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC).

More than 800 olive oils from 26 countries were competing at this year’s awards which were held from 24-27 April in New York.

Vergal Frantoio from Novigrad was proclaimed the finest in the class of delicate mono sortal oils in the northern hemisphere, whilst M’ Olive Oil from Rovinj was judged the best in its class of blends, writes plavakamenica.hr

Vergal Frantoio

Other Croatian olive oils awarded in New York were;

NONNO BRUNO, rožinjola, Banjole – GOLD MEDAL
ŠOLTANSKO MASLINOVO ULJE, šoltanka (levantinka), Udruga maslinara o “Zlatna Šoltanka” – GOLD MEDAL
SAN ANTONIO, carbonazza, Vodnjan – GOLD MEDAL
MONTE ROSSO, blend, Savudrija – GOLD MEDAL
KORTA GIRA, blend, OPG Darko Kadum, Poreč – GOLD MEDAL
TERRA ROSSA BELLANI, blend, Sveta Katarina – GOLD MEDAL
ŽIŽANJ, blend, Roman Urbanija, Island Žižanj – GOLD MEDAL
CLAI TERREBIANCHE, Giorgio Clai, Brtonigla – GOLD MEDAL
SALVELA BUŽA, buža, Agroprodukt Umag – GOLD MEDAL
SALVELA AURUM, blend, Agroprodukt Umag – GOLD MEDAL
DOLIJA, bjelica, Dolija 08, Krnica – GOLD MEDAL
FORTICA, blend OPG Ivica Vlatković Novigrad – GOLD MEDAL
PERDISACCA, Bale – GOLD MEDAL


GRIMALDA MOULIN DE LA COLLINE DORE, Leccino, OPG Milan Matković Cerovlje -SILVER MEDAL
DE KLEVA, blend, OPG Marija Buršić, Brtonigla – SILVER MEDAL
SAN ANTONIO BUŽA ŽENSKA, San Antonio, Vodnjan – SILVER MEDAL
BEMBO, rožinjola, OPG Lupić, Bale – SILVER MEDAL
OLIVA LUCIA, blend. Olivo Monte Cucco, Umag – SILVER MEDAL
NEGRI, blend, OPG Negri, Labin – SILVER MEDAL
BOŽIĆ UJE, oblica, Hvar – SILVER MEDAL

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