is the first Guide dealing on an international scale with oil farms all over the world and extra virgin olive oils, strictly selected by a panel of expert tasters coordinated by Marco Oreggia, editor and publisher of the volume.
The Guide, written in two languages (Italian-English and Italian-Cinese), consists of a presentation of the olive growing sector in 54 countries belonging to 5 continents and also contains a description of the Italian and Spanish regions, supplying historical and cultural information, production data, typical varieties and areas protected by names of origin.
880 pages | 5 Continents | 54 Countries
86 world maps of olive-growing areas
500 manufacturers | 714 extra virgin olive oils
Tasting notes | Gastronomic matches.
The first international guide to the best extra virgin olive oils in the world – realized in three languages, ITALIAN, ENGLISH and CHINESE.
You can wander 5 continents and 54 countries (including Spanish and Italian regions), read their historical and geographical introductions, find maps and statistical data about the world productions and refer to 500 high-quality farms and as many oils described according to their variety, organoleptic characteristics and the best matches.
You can get information about the farms included in the prestigious lists HALL OF FAME and THE BEST, the TOP farms and read about all the “MADE WITH LOVE” FARMS. You can also find the farms taking part in the project Flos Olei Point and buy the products with the label FLOS OLEI.
Universal Version for iPhone-iPad.
The “International Competition FLOS OLEI” aims at enhancing the quality of extra virgin olive oil at international level, awarding prizes to the best products, spreading oil knowledge and thus contributing to its correct marketing. In particular the competition intends to:
stimulate the workers of this field (olive growers, olive-press operators and packagers) to obtain a high-quality extra virgin olive oil, comparing the different world productions.
enhance the knowledge and study of quality olive productions of any origin and inform about the profession of the expert taster of virgin and extra virgin olive oil, who is able to assess the excellence of every single product in compliance with E.C. and International regulations both individually and as a member of a panel.
promote information about the health-giving and nutritional qualities (Mediterranean Diet) of quality extra virgin olive oil in the different fields of consumption (school canteens, cooking courses, wine bars, restaurants, importers, buyers, etc.).
The contest will open in…
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