Croatia’s Garden of Eden Wins With Levantinka
Olive Oil Tasting Radojkovic from Croatia has won a Gold Award at the 2020 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition.
I felt really honored because my hard effort was recognized. It means a lot to us and our company. This award has put us among the best of the world's olive oils.Ivo Radojkovic, Owner, Olive Oil Tasting Radojkovic
The company produced 1,500 liters of extra virgin olive oil this year from 450 Levantinka olive trees using traditional methods.
The 2019/2020 season was one of the company's best years, said owner Ivo Radojkovic.
The winning oil was The Garden of Eden, a medium Levantinka produced by To Zvir in Croatia.
"I felt really honored because my hard effort was recognized. It means a lot to us and our company. This award has put us among the best of the world's olive oils," Radojkovic said.
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 Index of the World's Best Olive Oils