“KOTINOS 2016”

The Hellenic Olive Oil Society “FILEOS”, a non-profit legal entity based in Athens, is organizing in March 2016 the KOTINOS 2016 International Olive Oil Competition for packed branded extra virgin olive oils of the current crop year 2015/16.

FILEOS was set up by individuals involved in the olive oil sector and also by members of the scientific and culinary community with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the great value of olive oil. It was set up in order to serve among else the goal of improving,  safeguarding and promoting the quality of olive oil and mainly the quality of extra virgin olive oil. The KOTINOS 2016 International Olive Oil Competition is one of the key tools for fulfilling this goal.

The competition is open to all individuals and legal entities who produce packed branded extra virgin olive oils in containers up to 5 liters. Potential interested parties may enter the competition with a maximum of two brand names of extra virgin olive oils.

The closing date for registration and presentation of the samples to the Secretariat of FILEOS shall be the 26th February 2016 (at the office of the organization at 15a, Xenofontos Str., 105 57 Athens, Greece – Tel. +30 2103238856 Fax +30 2103246408, email:  – website 

You can read the Press Release here