Athena Competition announces Olive Oil awards for 2018

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Athena Competition announces Olive Oil awards for 2018The “Athena” international olive oil competition is organised in a different olive oil-producing region in Greece each year and brings together extra virgin olive oils from around the world. Foreign participations in reased 35% this year

With the participation of 359 samples (a number up 22 pct from last year), a 20-member panel of judges completed the evaluation procedures of the “Athena International Olive Oil Competition (ATHIOOC) held in Delphi, ANA reports.

The judges awarded 13 grand gold medals, 100 gold medals, 89 silver medals and 40 bronze medals – or 242 in total – to olive oils from various countries. The prize for the best olive oil in the competition was awarded to Palacio de los Olivos, from Andalucia in Spain.

The award ceremony will take place at the Zappeio Hall in Athens, April 28.

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