Among the best in the world: Alentejo olive oil recognized in Japan
Just finished the results of the international contest ‘Olive Japan 2019’, which recognized and honored the best olive oils in the world – having Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Azeite Moura DOP from the Agricultural Cooperative of Moura and Barrancos (CAMB) this time with silver medals.
Henrique Herculano, Marketing Director of CAMB, stated that “this award is once again reinforcing the quality of Portuguese olive oils and, in particular, the olive oil produced by the Agricultural Cooperative of Moura and Barrancos, better in Portugal and, in particular, in the Alentejo. ”
Why the best olive oil is born in Alentejo
The Moura Olive Oil from CAMB is exclusively obtained from the Cordovil, Galega and Verdeal varieties, with only olives harvested directly from healthy trees and in full ripeness. The transport of the olives to the mill will be carried out as soon as possible after harvest so as not to compress the olive and not to cause mechanical damage. The Olive Oil of Moura DOP was recognized in 2018 with a gold medal in the Virgin Olive Oil Competition of the National Olivicultura Fair 2018 and with two gold stars in the Superior Taste Award category of iTQi (International Taste & Quality Institute).
Extra Virgin Olive Oil CAMB is a high quality product that in 2016 received a gold medal in Los Angeles, two gold stars at ITQI Brussels and an honorable mention in Beijing, and was also awarded a gold medal in the category in the Mario Solinas competition (the main international competition in the area of extra virgin olive oils, organized by the International Olive Oil Council). In 2017, this olive oil was honored as a finalist of the mature fruity category at Mario Solinas Portugal and won the gold medal in New York, continuing to be recognized for its extraordinary quality. In 2018, Extra Virgin Olive Oil CAMB also received a silver medal in Olive Japan, gold medal Grand Prestige in Olivinus and Honorable Mention in Argoliva.