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16-18 March 2019



Quality contest of olive oil

FOOD EXPO GREECE International Exhibition supports once again the quality contest of olive oil “KOTINOS 2019” organized by FILAIOS.

The FILAIOS Olive Oil Club invites olive oil standardists to participate in the most reliable for our country Quality Contest for the branded standard extra virgin olive oil “KOTINOS”. The competition organized by FILAIOS will take place with the support of the FOODEXPO International Exhibition, according to the strict criteria of the International Olive Council. The standard extra virgin olive oils that will participate are invited to showcase their uniqueness and be distinguished for their organoleptic characteristics by certified and internationally renowned tasters.

A great institution

In particular, the “KOTINOS” Competition is distinguished by the procedures and criteria that are being followed, according to the most internationally recognized MARIO SOLINAS Competition held by the International Olive Council. At the same time, it stands out for the evaluation of the participations based on the intensity of the fruit and the classification in one of the three categories – strong, medium and soft – by the Tester Group of the ESYD accredited and SEVITEL Organized Laboratory. Finally, to win the winners for each of the three prize categories, FILAIOS Club has secured the participation of a group of internationally renowned Testers.

Categories of prizes

The KOTINOS 2019 Contest, concerns three prize categories. In particular, awards for:

  • Extra virgin PDO / PGI olive oil.
  • Organically extra virgin olive oils and
  • Extra virgin olive oil of conventional cultivation.

The ceremony where the winners will be announced will take place during FOOD EXPO 2019 trade show, at an event organized by FILAIOS on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the Food Stage, Hall 2, Metropolitan Expo, at 10:30.

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