Alongside Flos Olei, the New York International Olive Oil Competition is the biggest olive oil competition around. NYIOOC has revealed this year's best extra virgin olive oil - and it's good news for Croatia. The country's olive oil won 32 gold and 18 silver medals, bolstering Croatia's status as one of the world's best olive oil producers.
Brilliant olive oil producers like Chiavalon, Belić Selection and Salvela Aurum snagged a gold prize out of 903 samples from 26 countries. The year’s best olive oils were unveiled at a press conference streamed live from New York. The results of the competition are followed by producers, importers, distributors chefs, food service professionals and journalists around the world.