Chiavalon Olive Oil Estate in Vodnjan on Croatia’s Istrian peninsula are celebrating the news that their Chiavalon Ex Albis extra virgin olive oil has been ranked among the world’s best organic olive oils in the world…
World’s Best Olive Oils have once again released their rankings of the world’s best olive oils in a number of sections, and the Croatian olive oil was ranked in 18th spot on the World’s 25 Best Organic Olive Oils rankings.
The rankings were based on calculations from the results of 15 major international extra virgin olive oil competitions and a points scheme was applied to get the final rankings
Chiavalon Olive Oil Estate’s Chiavalon Ex Albis, which is a blend of 5 different olive sorts, was the only Croatian olive oil in the Top 25.
“This award is the biggest one that the family has ever received and is the result of hard work, passion and sacrifice for the family over the last 19 years since as a 13-year-old I planted our first 100 olive trees. Today we have 7,500 and we export to 12 countries around the world,” Sandi Chiavalon told the media, adding the award was great promotion also for the region of Istria.
Check out the world’s best olive oil rankings here.