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Training Course for Sensory PANEL leader/NEW DATE

Training Course for

Sensory PANEL leader

to open and guide an olive oil sensory panel

Parma – PR (Italy), 9th – 12th november 2020


What is a Sensory Panel Leader?

A Sensory Panel Leader is a professional with specific competencies in selection, training, establish and managing a group of tasters or judges, also in the direction of the juries of international olive oil competitions

He/She will be able to develop a good skills and expertise in the evaluation of the product and on leadership for the management of the group of tasters.

This a specific course aimed to take competencies to establish, leading and co­ordinating an Tasting Panel for quality control and olive oil classification and certification.

The course is aimed in according to the I.O.C. – International Olive Coucil norms and International regulation and all instructors are highly specialized in their field and are official I.O.C. and EC Expert Commission members.

Competencies and skills acquired can be useful also to manage panels of tasting of other food products.

Registration Fees

Fees for the course: 1.350,00 Euros

The Course includes:

  • Classroom sessions, guided tastings and practical exercises
  • Sensorial Exercises, Tasting Sessions and Simulation-based training
  • Didactical Materials
  • Sensory Panel Leader Diploma



Completed application form should be received no later than:

October, 01st 2020

Registrations will close at the reaching of the number of places available.

Registrations will be accepted considering the order of arrival of the applications.


For more information, please contact:

Olive Oil Academy by Irvea Group

ph. +39 0521 184 15 31 – fax +39 0521 148 0029 – mob. +39 346 541 9847 – +39 347 49 13 924




Armonia – The Best of Turkey

Izmir, 4 February 2020

Valerio Giorgio, Italian consul in Izmir, Pietro Alba, President of Chamber of Commerce of Izmir, Eren Alpar, General Secretariat of Chamber of Commerce of Izmir and Mauro Martelossi, Armonia Competition Director have presented Armonia The Best of Turkey a program, strictly linked with ARMONIA INTERNATIONAL OLIVE OIL COMPETITION reserved for olive oil producers of excellence, foodies, young chefs coming from Turkey.

Turkish Olive Oils participating will be anonymized and selected by a group of Turkish tasters, managed by high-qualified Panel Leaders.

Winners of the ARMONIA THE BEST OF TURKEY – Sensorial Contest will enter directly and without any other fees to the final selection of 14TH INTERNATIONAL OLIVE OIL COMPETITION ARMONIA that will be held in Parma and that will involve professional tasters coming from worldwide.

other info contacting:

Contest Secretary “Armonia”

Ph. + 39 0521 184 1531 – Mob. +39 346 541 9847 – E-mail:  -


İzmir İtalyan Ticaret Odası – Camera di Commercio Italiana di Izmir

Ph:  00 90 232 464 77 47 – E-mail: