Oleico Pallarés Awarded for Herriza de la Lobilla
Oleico Pallarés, S.L. from Spain has won a Silver Award at the 2022 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, the world's most prestigious olive oil quality contest.
The company produces extra virgin olive oil in Andalusia (Spain) from Hojiblanca olives using traditional methods.
"We are proud to get an award again in this fabulous competition where the best oils in the world are," said Alvaro Pallarés, co-owner of Oleico Pallarés. "To be one of the chosen ones, is something indescribable."
Pallarés echoed what other producers in Spain have said about the widespread drought conditions that affected the 2021/22 harvest yields.
"This year has been a year of very little water and very low yields, but we have been able to get an oil with a very high quality."
Oleico Pallarés won a Silver Award for its Herriza de la Lobilla, a medium Hojiblanca monovarietal. produced in Andalusia.
The NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, held each spring in New York, is the world's largest and most prestigious olive oil contest and its annual listing of award winners is considered the authoritative guide to the year’s best extra virgin olive oils.
The complete list of winners can be viewed on the Official Guide to the World's Best Olive Oils