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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.

This project is supported by the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through Grant SCB14002.

2018 Competition Resources:
2018 California Commercial Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition Guide
Entries Closed
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Judging Results

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 being recruited from several California Sensory Panels.

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

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