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6-9 MARCH 2021


6-9 MARCH 2021


KOTINOS awards

FOOD EXPO will host the award ceremony of “KOTINOS 2021”

FOOD EXPO will support once again the quality contest of olive oil “KOTINOS” organized by FILAIOS. The award ceremony will take place during the trade show on Sunday 7th at the Workshops & Seminars stage at Hall 2.

FILAIOS Olive Oil Club will invite for one more year olive oil producers to participate in the most reliable for our country Quality Contest for the branded standard extra virgin olive oil “KOTINOS”. The competition which is organized by FILAIOS and which will once again take place with the support of FOOD EXPO Greece trade show, will be held according to the strict criteria of the International Olive Council. The standard extra virgin olive oils that will participate will be invited to showcase their uniqueness and will be distinguished for their organoleptic characteristics by certified and internationally renowned tasters.

A great institution

“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 2021 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 winners will receive their awards at a special ceremony organized by FILAIOS, that will take place during FOOD EXPO 2021 trade show, on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at Workshop & Seminars Stage in Hall 2.

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