Spain wins seven Prizes in the Mario Solinas Award

Spain wins seven Prizes in the Mario Solinas Award

2019/20/03 - The International Olive Council (IOC) has just published the Mario Solinas Awards, in which seven Spanish EVOOs have been recognized in their different categories. In addition to Spanish juices, in this edition have been awarded extra virgins from Italy, Portugal and Tunisia.

To this edition of the IOC Quality Awards (Mario Solinas 2019) convened by this institution in May 2018, a total of 164 oils from Spain (80), Portugal (37), Morocco (22), were submitted to the contest, Tunisia (7), Italy (4), Algeria (4), Greece (2), Turkey (2), China (2), Angola (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Brazil (1) and Croatia (1) .

The winners may mention the prize obtained in the extra virgin olive oil label of the lot to which the winning sample belongs, by means of a logo delivered by the Executive Secretariat to the winner who so requests, in accordance with the rules of the contest.

The awards ceremony will be held within the framework of the Summer Fancy Food, which will take place from June 23 to 25 in New York (United States).

Winners (according to the list published by the IOC):

First prize

  • Intense green fruitiness: Almazara de Muela, S.L., Priego de Córdoba (Córdoba) - Spain
  • Medium green fruitiness: S.C.A. del Campo “El Alcázar”, Baeza (Jaén) – Spain
  • Mild green fruitiness: Elaia 2 – Investimentos, S.A., Ferreira do Alentejo – Portugal
  • Ripe fruitiness: Azienda Agricola Sabino Leone, Canosa di Puglia (BT) - Italy

Second prize

  • Intense green fruitiness: Almazaras de la Subbética, S.C.A., Carcabuey (Córdoba) - Spain
  • Medium green fruitiness: Goya en Spain, S.A.U., Alcalá de Guadaira (Sevilla) - Spain
  • Mild green fruitiness: Fima Olá – Productos Alimentares, S.A., Lisboa - Portugal
  • Ripe fruitiness: Unilever Fima Lda, Lisboa - Portugal

Third prize

  • Intense green fruitiness: S.C.A. Olivarera la Purísima, Priego de Córdoba (Córdoba) - Spain
  • Medium green fruitiness: Hermanos Melgarejo, C.B., Pegalajar (Jaén) - Spain
  • Mild green fruitiness: La Pontezuela, S.L.U, Madrid - Spain
  • Ripe fruitiness: Biolive Company, Zaghouane - Tunisia

Intense green fruitiness

  • 1st Oleícola San Francisco, S.L., Begíjar (Jaén) - Spain
  • 2nd Nobleza del Sur/Aceites Castellar, S.L., Castellar (Jaén) - Spain
  • 3rd Casas de Hualdo, S.L., Madrid - Spain

Medium green fruitiness:

  • 1st La Inmaculada Concepción S.C.A., la Roda de Andalucía (Sevilla) - Spain
  • 2nd Société Domaine Arije, Marrakech, Morocco
  • 3rd Ntra. Sra. de los Remedios - Oro de Canava, Jimena (Jaén) - Spain

Mild green fruitiness:

  • 1st Refugio Verde, Lda., Beja - Portugal
  • 2nd Sovena - Portugal Consumer Goods, S.A., Algés - Portugal
  • 3rd S.C.A. Ntra. Sra. de la Fuensanta, Fuensanta de Martos (Jaén) - Spain

Ripe fruitiness:

  • 1st Celso Hernâni Gastalho Madeira, Vilar de Amargo - Portugal
  • 2nd Ourogal, S.A., S. Miguel do Rio Torto (Abrantes)- Portugal
  • 3rd Aceites Olivar del Valle, S.L., Bolaños (Ciudad Real) - Spain

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