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Armonia Competition: it’s now open enrollments for the Southern Hemisphere!

12th International Olive Oil Competition Armonia

It’s now open enrollments for the Southern Hemisphere!

(Australia, New Zealand, Sud America, South Africa)

Armonia Trophy is the first and only Olive Oil Competition that encourages restaurateurs, caterers, chefs and young chefs, foodbloggers enthusiasts and consumers to expand their knowledge about the “EVOO of Excellence” and the new “alternative use” for increasing consumption in the kitchen and on the table.

Aims of the contest are:

  • to encourage olive oil producers and processors to strive to improve their quality, to promote excellence in extra virgin olive oil and the appreciation of its health and nutrition benefits in the kitchen and on the plate;
  • rewarding with awards and prizes the best olive oil producers in all the world, with the aim of promoting and increasing knowledge of Extravirgin Olive Oil and consumption in their local markets;
  • to promote the study and the knowledge of olive oil quality, classification and new “alternative” techniques for restaurant kitchen, table and bakery use.

A competition that guarantees the anonymity of the participants, the impartiality of the evaluation and that favors the promotion, the knowledge of oil of quality and the “alternative uses” in restaurants and in general in the kitchen



Download Complete rules and application form – ENG

Download Complete rules and application form – ESP



Submission of applications and oil samples until September 30th 2017


Master of the mill

Training course in olive oil processing and mill management

Institute of Research for Olives and Olive Oil Industry – Spoleto (PG) – Italy

2 – 3 – 4 – November 2015

A course for processing plant operators, technicians and those involved in blending, packaging and marketing of olive oil.

img_1141Course objective is to introduce innovative extraction techniques for olive oil quality improvement, also to diversified the production to increase sensorial features and nutritional properties, according to the different requirements of different markets.

A Master of the Mill must be familiar not only with the technical aspects of extraction to improve the olive oil quality, but also blending, packaging and the legal implications of labelling, but also with the guidelines that govern marketing strategies and business communication to promote the olive oil in the international market

A technical course of three days, with guided tours and practical tests and tasting in one of the most technologic mills operating and one of the most reputable companies of bottling of olive oil, internationally recognized.

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9th Armonia International Olive Oil Competition – Awards Ceremonies

The Awards Ceremonies of 9th International Olive Oil Competition Armonia were held with a large audience of insiders at Castillo de Segura de la Sierra in Jaen – Spain on May 13th and at Auditorium UNICEF of Via Palestro in Rome.

IMG_7961Good results for Italian and Spanish oils too that have won many prize and rewards.

Surprises by Southern Hemisphere with an Australian Evoo, Lowanna’s Paddock of Homeleigh Growe, who took the 2nd place in the Category Delicate.

For the first time an Israelian olive oil has taken the Grand Mention. It’s Halutza Piqual in the Category Delicate Fruity.

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Packaging Results


9th International Olive Oil Competition – ARMONIA

9th International  Olive Oil Competition – ARMONIA

IRVEA Trophy


Enrollment NOW open for Northern Hemisphere

Iscrizioni aperte per l’Emisfero Nord

Inscripciónes abiertas para Hemisferio Norte


After the success of the A.NZ.SA. Awards 2014 we are now recollecting the enrollment for the Northern Hemisphere to award IRVEA Trophy 2015.

For international producers of high-quality extra-virgin olive oil, with the goal of promoting the awareness and knowledge of extra-virgin olive oil through the harmonization of flavor in food-oil pairings in gourmet cooking schools and restaurants internationally

pdficoScarica il programma e il modulo di iscrizione

Download rules and application form- English 

Descarga reglamento y los modulos de partecipaciòn -  Español


For any clarifications or requests for further information
Secretary of the International Olive Oil Contest “ARMONIA” IRVEA Trophy
via Nursina 2, – 06049 – SPOLETO (PG) Italy,
Ph. + 39 0521 184 1531
Mob. +39 338 53 94 663 – Fax +39 0743 778608
Skype: internationaleoliveoilagency


Autumn Food Experience in Italy

Olive Oil Sommelier & Food Experience in Tuscany


13-17 October 2014Armonie in Cucina - Australia

Immerse yourself in the flavours, scents and beauty the magnificent Val d’Orcia in the heart of Tuscany.

A 5day professional training course to study and improve your knowledge and appreciation of olive oil, gastronomy and wine, with degustations and cooking demonstrations, these are the ingredients of our comprehensive course for the aspiring Professional Olive Oil Sommelier.

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Contacts IRVEA South Hemisphere:

Mob. +61 403 872493