About the SA Olive Awards
The SA Olive Awards were created to honour the olive oil industry in South Africa. The competition only accepts entries of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) produced in the current season. Entries must be 100% South African and made by South African producers registered with SA Olive. The entries can be either be entered by individual producers or by retailers selling EVOO from South African producers as their house brands.
The SA Olive Awards continues to be the highlight of the South African olive industry’s calendar. It acknowledges the hard work and the strive for excellence of local EVOO producers. A panel of expert tasters congregates in Stellenbosch to judge CTC certified oils and award the gold, silver or bronze stamps of excellence. Consumer confidence is the key to building a strong industry; the SA Olive Awards (and the CTC) focus on maintaining the quality promise to consumers.