Biol International Prize. The winner is the Spanish Finca La Torre

Written March 20th, 2015

Great year for the Spanish organic olive oil, which places two Iberian extravirgin olive oils the first two places of the twentieth Biol International Prize, the international event reserved for the best bio oils, which awards in Puglia the most important prizes. The winner is the “Finca la Torre” of Malaga, the absolute best result of 2015 between 300 olive oils even the bad olive oil year, from 14 countries. The second winner is  ”Oro del Desierto “produced in Almeria. Third place for Lazio-Italy “Quattrociocchi“, produced by company of Frosinone, therefore best Italian olive oil. Great satisfaction for Puglia, who won two of the main prizes: the Biolpack (best coupled-packaging label awarded by a jury of experts in specific communication and consumption) to Salento “Forestaforte”, and the BiolKids, awarded by the jury of children, to “Piantatella” of the company of Statte.

Among the territorial awards BiolPuglia went to the olive oil Eccelso produced by the company Agrolio of Andria. The complete list of all territorial mentions will soon be online at The announcement of the winners took place today at Fortino S. Antonio di Bari, with the intervention among others the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Bari Alessandro Ambrosi, Councillor for the Environment of the City of Bari Pietro Petruzzelli and councillor for Productive Activities Benedetto Miscioscia.

” The international jury – said the coordinator of Biol Nino Paparella – noted that despite oil fly and climate problems that have brought down the production everywhere but especially in Italy , at the end a perfect knowledge of cultivation techniques can make up for everything. Leading eventually to the highest quality products , which cut across different countries and actually break down the boundaries of excellence. This year the best high-quality  has been touched by the Spanish , as in the past by the Italians , or the Greeks and so on. The winners and about 150 olive oils are worthy of the mentions ExtraGold Medals, Gold and Silver. The full list will be published in the traditional catalogue of Biol , then presented in the main international fairs.

Il podio del Biol 2015 WEB