The Olive d'Or Competition

A Unique Competition about Olive Oil

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

Discover the 2019 winners!


Find out who are the
2019 Olive d'Or Competition Winners.

135 Olive Oils presented
15 Countries
12 Medals

A word from the Jury President

Olive d'Or in 4 steps


Step 1

Choose on the registration platform the package that best fits your needs and register for the competition before February 26th, 2020!

Package 1 :  295$ CAD (Early bird Price - until January 31, 2020)
Package 2 :
 550$ CAD (Early bird Price - until January 31, 2020)


Rates after January 31:

Package 1= $335

Package 2 = $600


Step 2

Send SIAL Canada your olive oils for selection by the jury before April 1st, 2020.


Step 3

On April 14th, 2020, the grand jury will test and evaluate your oils to select the best ones and identify the finalists !


Step 4

On April 15th, 2020 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.

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A prestigious and renowned competition

Each year, the Olive d’Or competition is the meeting point for extra-virgin olive oils professionals from all around the world. Our jury of experts would have to crown the best oils in an increasingly outstanding competition.

Congratulations to the 2019 winners:

Press Release 2019

2019 Olive d'Or Jury

President of the Jury, Olive d'Or 2019

Christine Cheylan

Owner of Château Virant, Olive Oils

Massimo Capra

Executive Chef at Massimo Capra Consultants Inc

Maria Grazia Lemme

Certified olive oil taster

Fil Bucchino

Certified olive oil taster, private label owner and educator

Karen Rapp

Certified Olive Oil Taster, educator and Founder of

Lotus Hannoun

Olive grower - Oléologue

Stephanie Delaye

Manager of the farmer Association « Terroirs Oléicoles de France » 

Dario Tomaselli

Chef, Professor & Coordinator of Italian Culinary Post Diploma Program at George Brown College

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Myriam Gagnon-Potvin

Quebec Sales and Special Events Manager

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