Oilove Owner Spyridon Armyros ‘Honored’ by NYIOOC Win
Spyridon Armyros - Oilove from Greece took home a Silver Award at the 2020 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, the world's most prestigious olive oil quality contest.
In organic farming, which is our focus, we have numerous challenges and high risks because we have limited weapons to fight back. But it is a choice we've made!Spyros Armyros, owner, Sypridon Armyros - Oilove.
The Greek company uses traditional methods to produce organic extra virgin olive oil from its 1,500 trees. It won for its Oilove organic medium blend.
After hearing of the award today, company owner Spyros Armyros noted that organic farming is not without challenges.
"Dealing with climate change requires agility, continuous monitoring of weather conditions and fast response in order to safeguard our crop and protect quality standards," Armyros said. "In organic farming, which is our focus, we have numerous challenges and high risks because we have limited weapons to fight back. But it is a choice we've made!"
Armyros said he was grateful to the organizers of NYIOOC for persevering with the competition even amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
"We are extremely honored to participate and receive recognition in the prestigious NYIOOC. It proves we are on the right track and we set the stage to do even better!" he 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