L‘orciolo d’oro 2020 – XXIX Edition

Starting this year, “L’Orciolo d’Oro” will introduce an extremely stringent selection process, where awards will only go to the elite of world-class olive oil production.

In the 2020 edition will be awarded in the 4 categories of the International Competition, Extra Virgin, Organic Extra Virgin, DOP & IGP Extra Virgin, Monovarietal Extra Virgin :

  • 72 Special Mentions
  • 120 Distinctions
  • 12 Special Awards

PODIUM ABSOLUTE: The Podium of all categories, the Three Best Oils from L ‘Orciolo dOrciolo 2020 are awarded.

Special awards

  • ” The Chef’s Choice”, the haute cuisine and the wisdom of a gourmet palate represented by a Michelin-starred Chef who, among the finalists, selects the oil that will enjoy this prestigious recognition.
  • The “Umberto Veronesi Foundation Award”, the science represented by an internationally renowned research reality recognises the oil with the highest percentage of polyphenols.
  • “Press Award”, a committee of journalists from the industry will decide, after a tasting session, the best oil for the food 2020 press.
  • “Green & Innovation Award”, the award that identifies a company that places particular attention to the defence of nature and processing systems.
  • “Best Packaging”, a renowned designer following a professional evaluation chooses the packaging that features particularly original and/or functional artistic traits.
  • “History & Tradition Award”, the recognition that rewards a historic venue that has always stood out for its resourcefulness and the quality of the services and products offered.
  • “Hyper Creative Chef Award”, the mastery, ingenuity and balance of flavours that turn a dish into a work of art, is the prize awarded to a young talent of Italian cuisine.
  • “Heroic Cultivation Award”, where stubbornness, strength, and passion come together to deliver a quality product defying the imperviousness of nature.
  • “Supernova Award”, the special prize dedicated to a small yet excellent production company
  • “Milestone Award”, the awarding of a special recognition to a historic olive farm run as a family business for generations, which has consistently engaged in the production of high-quality oil.
  • “City of Milan Award”, a special award to a young company making its multi-faceted dynamism a competitive strength.

The Award Ceremony will take place in Milan at an exclusive All-Day Event, where some companies will be able to exhibit and present their products to the public, interacting with private individuals and companies, journalists and industry stakeholders. A new opportunity in the very heart of a cutting-edge metropolis, the jewel of the international food world.


  • 21° International Competition of extravirgin olive oils



  • please fill online,
  • print,
  • sign
  • Please send one application for each oil. Must be sent it by email to info@lorciolodoro.com

Application ended February the 28.


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