Top Reasons to Participate in the US International Olive Oil Competition

Expert Judging Panel

We’re the only Competition where all the judges are real trade buyers who are judging the by category and actual price. These judges are respected trade buyers throughout the United States and are importers, retail store buyers, chefs and restauranteurs.

Industry Exposure

This is an opportunity for you to place your olive oils in front of working industry professionals in one of the biggest markets in the world. All of our judges buy for a living.

Brand Recognition

This is a wonderful opportunity for an established brand to reconnect and/or be rediscovered by the buying community in a true blind tasting.

United States Market Access

A perfect opportunity for products trying to break into the United States to be blind tasted by multiple trade buyers.

Media Outreach

We work with our media sponsors to distribute the results to the trade and consumer. All the winners will be listed here on our website.

No Hidden Costs

We do not charge winning brands the use of their medals and images on their websites and marketing materials. Winners have the opportunity to purchase medal winning stickers and or medal image licenses for their bottles and packaging.

Physical Medal

Winners will receive a 2″ Physical medal based upon their winning a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Double Gold Medal.

Trade Show Highlights

Top winners are showcased at our booths at trade shows throughout the year!

Editorial Recognition

Top Winners are featured in articles on our lifestyle blog, the Olive Oil Professor and sister sites.