The organic olive oil Titone Dop,Trapani-Sicily is the winner of Biol 2013

Written March 15th, 2013
The organic olive oil Titone Dop,Trapani-Sicily is the winner of Biol 2013

The organic extra virgin olive oil “Titone DOP Valli Trapanesi” produced by Titone ,Trapani (Sicily) is the winner of  the XVIII Biol Prize. Titone – winner of the event in the past – was the absolute best between 360 oils coming from 15 countries. Second winner “Byodo Andrea Collection” produced by Pruneti (Florence), followed by another Sicilian olive oil , “Terraliva” produced by  Frontino company. Biolpack prize (best coupled-packaging label assigned by a specific panel of experts in communication and consumption) to the Spanish “LA Organic”, the characteristic shape inkwell. BiolKids Prize, awarded by the jury of children, to the Slovenian “Morgan”.

Very good quality for the oils of Puglia, the prize goes to the Apulian organic extravirgin olive oil  ”Piantatella” produced by the homonymous company in Statte-Taranto, while  ”Tenuta Arcamone” produced by De Carlo company located in Bitritto-Bari won the award for the “Best Coratina BIO”. In the top ten also foreign olive oils as the Portuguese “Risca Grande” and the Slovenian “Morgan”. A complete list of all GOLD and SILVER medals will soon be online on

The winner proclamation was held in “Castel del Monte” – Andria, with the participation  of the Councillor for Culture of the Region Puglia Silvia Godelli, the mayor of Andria Nicola Giorgino and Innovation agricultural councilor of the province of Bari Franco Caputo, within a spectacular frame made from 600 children : Biolkids project ,with training and workshops taste of organic olive oils, involved 24 classes of primary schools in all the provinces of Apulia and even peers from Maisach, Bavaria, forming a baby panel that has joined this morning the international jury to award the olive oil more pleasant for young palates.

“The international jury – said the coordinator of Biol Nino Paparella – found that the quality of the organic olive oils is improving from year to year, with excellence able to overcome the traditional oils. Worth noting is the excellent quality of the fruit: more and more green, rich and fragrant. A good bio-oil, now you can do it everywhere, both in variety and difficult climatic areas not favored. ” The winners and about a hundred oils aggiudicatisi Gold Medals and Silver will be published in the traditional Biol Catalog, then presented the main international fairs.

BiolPack presentation

Written October 1st, 2012
BiolPack presentation

The BIOLPACK is the award for the best packaging presented at the BIOL, as to say to the product with the best design and the most detailed label; in particular, the BIOLPACK wants to reward the ability to express the very values of organic agriculture, correctly and coherently with the laws in force.

The judges, in fact, considered only those packaging which presented a label correct both on the normative point of view and on the point of view of the information to consumers; among these, they finally choose those to receive the award for the best design and for the most effective capacity to communicate the “organic” and the product quality.

This year BIOLPACK 2012 was awarded to the olive oil “Pantaleo Young” produced by Nicola Pantaleo Spa Fasano (BR), awarded for its recyclables materials and its three labels to color and send to an online exhibition.