International Olive Oil Competition KOTINOS
QUALITY COMPETITION FOR PACKED BRANDED EXTRA VIRGIN OLIV OILS "IOOC KOTINOS 2017"
In order to promote high – quality extra virgin olive oils and disseminate information about their specific characteristics, the Olive Oil Scientific Society “FILAIOS", in cooperation with and with the support of institutional bodies in the olive sector, organizes the Quality Competition for packed branded extra virgin olive oils "KOTINOS 2017".
The main goals of the Competition are:
a) To support and encourage olive growers; olive oil producers; olive oil millers; traders and packers, who distribute packed branded extra virgin olive oil at the retail stage (final consumers and food service) to promote products with exquisite organoleptic characteristics (quality criterion perceived by the consumers), safeguarding and improving their quality and promoting the usage and consumption of high-quality olive oils.
b) To inform and encourage consumers (including young consumers) and professionals using olive oil (cooking schools, chefs, food service establishments-restaurants, taverns, hotels, etc.) to recognize and appreciate, in addition to the particular and scientifically proved healthy and nutritional value and properties, the organoleptic characteristics, namely the sensory properties (aroma-taste-harmony) of high-quality extra virgin olive oils.
The Competition is conducted under the auspices of a four-member Organizing Committee composed of internationally renowned for their scientific and professional expertise in olive oil.
You can download the Regulation of the Competition and terms of participation here.