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California Commercial Extra Virgin Olive Oil

The California State Fair prides itself in showcasing California’s best commercial wine, cheese, craft brew, and extra virgin olive oil. This competition designates the best extra virgin olive oils which are grown, processed and packaged in California.

2019 Competition Resources:
California Commercial Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition Guide
Online Entry Open Jan. 8 – Feb. 8, 2019
Delivery of oils & lab results due Feb. 15
Step by Step Online Instructions How to Enter
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Press Release 10/6/18
California Commercial Extra Virgin Olive Oil Results Archive

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I get a lab test done for my entry?
A: Olive Oil Source has a list of Testing Laboratories

Q: What must my lab test show?
A: Free Fatty Acid level must be ≤0.5%

Q: Who will the Judges be?
A: Judges are recruited from several California Sensory Panels certified by the International Olive Council (IOC).

Q: Does my flavored oil need a Lab Test?
A: No, only Extra Virgin Olive Oils need to be sent with lab test results.

For more information, contact oliveoil@calexpo.com