The Olive d'Or Contest

Olive d’Or – A Unique Contest

The biggest extra-virgin olive-oil competition in Canada, which each year brings together more than 100 olive oils showcased for the 18,500 visitors attending SIAL Canada.
The competition is open to extra-virgin olive oils from around the world, whether or not they are also exhibitors at SIAL Canada.
12 medals, 5 favourites, 1 BIO Prize and 1 design prize—try your luck!

Why Participate?

  • It’s a prestigious, widely recognized competition with strong visibility among 320 professional journalists
  • An effective test market: a competitive way to test your product, not only with a jury of experts but also with the show’s 18,000 visitors
  • Targeted samplesspecialized medias and major actors of the food industry have the possibility to taste winning oils samples on-site

2019 Registration are now open!


Register right now for the 2019 Olive d'Or Contest.

135 Olive Oils presented
15 Countries
12 Medals

A word from the Jury President

Olive d'Or in 4 steps


Step 1

Register for the competition by choosing the package on the registration platform that best fits your needs

Package 1 :  295$ CAD (Early bird Price - until January 31, 2019)
Package 2 :
 550$ CAD (Early bird Price - until January 31, 2019)


Step 2

Send SIAL Canada your olive oils for selection by the jury before April 15th, 2019.


Step 3

On April 29th, 2019, the grand jury will test and evaluate your oils to select the best ones and identify the finalists !


Step 4

On April 30th, 2019 the winners will be revealed to the medias and the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be handed out for the various categories! The winning Olive Oils will be exhibited on the Olive d'Or booth at the SIAL Canada show.

Our Partners

A prestigious and renowned contest

Each year, the Olive d’Or contest is the meeting point for extra-virgin olive oils professionals from all around the world.

We hope to see you this year in Toronto for SIAL Canada 2019.

2019 Olive d'Or Jury

President of the Jury, Olive d'Or 2019

Christine Cheylan

Owner of Château Virant, Olive Oils

Sofiane Abdelhamid

Researcher at olive Institute in Tunisia

Lotus Hannoun

Olive grower - Oléologue

Denise Langevin

Professional virgin olive oil taster & consultant

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Myriam Gagnon-Potvin

Quebec Sales and Special Events Manager

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