Five gold medals have been awarded to Olives New Zealand members after impressing the judges at the 2020 New York International Olive Oil Competition.
An Olives New Zealand spokesperson said once again the New Zealand olive industry is punching above its weight on an international platform.
“The New York International Olive Oil Competition is arguably the most prestigious competition in the world. Olives New Zealand entered five top winning oils from the 2019 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards and all five have won Gold! This is so very exciting for the New Zealand olive industry.”
Olives New Zealand entered five of the top winners from the 2019 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards.
The winners were Kakariki Mediterranean Blend, Kapiti Picual Blend, Olea Estate Picual, Old French Road Picual and Woodside Bay.