The 3rd Panhellenic Contest of Standardized Extra Virgin Olive Oil
The Cultural Foundation « The Routes of the Olive Tree », in cooperation with the General Secretariat for the Consumer of the Ministry of Development, the Greek Society of Olive Products Tasters (EL.E.G.E.P.) and the Network of Olive Oil Producing Cities of Greece (D.E.P.E), is organising the 3rd Panhellenic Contest of Standardized Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
The 3rd Panhellenic Contest of Standardized Extra Virgin Olive Oil will take place during the last week of March 2009 in the sampling laboratories of the Ministry of Development, having as a goal to presenta and promote the best standardized Extra Virgin Olive Oils.
The contesting olive oils will be judged for their physical and chemical caracteristics by the Sampling Team of the Ministry of Development (the only officially recognised in Greece) according to the standards of the International Olive Oil Council, and for their packaging by food marketing experts.