London International Olive oil Competitions 2018

Entries for the 2018 London international competitions are now open. The purpose of these competitions is to inform olive-growers, oil producers, oil-pressers, processors and retailers, who distribute their standardized products legally, to preserve and to perfect the quality of their branded product by promoting high quality olive oil in every aspect of the spectrum of its use and consumption.

The competitions are split into three categories, namely;

London Quality awards of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

The purpose of the competitions is:
a) To inform olive-growers, oil producers, oil-pressers, processors and retailers, who distribute their standardized products legally, to preserve and to ameliorate the quality of their branded product by promoting high quality olive oil in every aspect of the spectrum of its use and consumption.

b) The promotion of the knowledge of the particular value and of the healthy/nutritional aspects of olive oil to new consumers of young age (schools), to professional pastry chefs, artisans, with emphasis to gastronomy & culinary art schools and to restaurants.

c) The promotion of the diversity of varieties and of the high quality of olive oils produced with the aim of advancing the knowledge of their tasting differences.

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Fill out the participation form with CAPITALS letters and send it back-attached with the bank deposit- in email:info@londonoliveoil.com
– Participation cost 250 Euros
– 4 items of bottles 500ml or 750ml
– Product chemical analysis

London Health Claim awards of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

London is already attracting the best olive oil producers in the world through this unique event to showcase and promote the health protective properties of high phenolic EVOOs (extra virgin olive oils), combined with a good taste profile.

Representatives will bring their EVOOs from all continents and olive oil producing countries to participate in the international high phenolic a. EVOO health claim and b. EVOO Packaging Competitions.  The olive oil samples that will participate in the competition will be submitted anonymously and properly coded for a blind examination that will be consisted of two parts, the chemical and the organoleptic.

The first part is a specialized chemical analysis that will measure the levels of the major phenols under Regulation 432/2012 on the olive oil health claim. The following phenols will be measured: oleocanthal, oleacein, oleuropein aglycon (monoaldehyde and dialdehyde forms), ligstroside aglycon (monoaldehyde and dialdehyde forms) using NMR spectroscopy by the method published in J. Agric. Food Chem. 2012, 60 (47), pp 11696-11703 and J. Agric. Food Chem., 2014, 62 (3), 600-607 and OLIVAE, 2015, 122, 22-33.

http://www.londonoliveoil.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/PARTICIPATION-FORM-HEALTH-CLAIM-OLIVE-OIL.pdf
Fill out the participation form with CAPITALS letters and send it back-attached with the bank deposit- in email:info@londonoliveoil.com
– Participation cost 250 Euros
– 4 items of bottles 500ml or 750ml

London Design awards of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Each judge records a numerical rating on the evaluation sheet, which represents the general sense of Imaging (which weighs the most in the final rating) as well as other criteria, such as label, bottle or can or other material of packaging, innovation, colours and general image of the product.

The companies that will be awarded have the right to promote their distinction, by using the award and contest logos. Products are evaluated by each member of the committee. The general rating, on a scale of 100, is the result of the weighted average of the separate ratings.

The award categories are:

  1. Label award
  2. Container (bottle) award
  3. Innovation award
  4. Product overall image award

http://www.londonoliveoil.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/PARTICIPATION-FORM-DESIGN-OLIVE-OIL.pdf
Fill out the participation form with CAPITALS letters and send it back-attached with the bank deposit- in email:info@londonoliveoil.com
– Participation cost 250 Euros
– 4 items of olive oil bottles 500ml or 750ml
– 3 labels or printed high quality labels

 

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