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New Oils arrived:  Arbequina Premium and Reserva Familiar June 2017 - the Arbequnia Premium will especially appeal to lovers of the now `no-longer produced` Dauro.  2017 competition awards include 20+ awards captured at northern hemisphere competitions!   January 2017 evooworldsranking.org ranked Rincon de la Subbetica as #1 oil in world, and  Parqueoliva Gold Series  #2 in world based on total awards received in 2016 - similar results as in January 2016 for 2015 awards. Fantastic for 2016...Flos Olei Guide has chose Finca la Torre Hojiblanca as best EVOO in the world for 2016, in addition to best organic in world in 2014. 

30+ awards were received by our oils in 2015 at top world competitions! Rincon #1 in world, Parqueoliva #3, Finca #5 per results at northern & southern competitions end of year as shown in:  (http://www.evooworldranking.org/_EN/home.php).   Awards recognize ultimate fruit quality coupled with maximum craftsmanship/scientific know-how... experience adding amazing flavours and textures quickly, effortlessly to your food as well as healthy natural  compounds such as antioxidants/polyphenols. 

Finca La Torre has achieved #1 organic oil in the world for 2014 based on 15 top international competition awards; Rincon de la Subbetica #2.  Full Moon 12-year transparent vinegar chosen over 1,000+ products as finalist at SIAL Paris Innovative Awards ... YOU MUST TRY BYBLOS RESTAURANT in Toronto - MULTIPLE, MULTIPLE LAYERS OF COMPLEX ELEGANT FLAVOURS in incredible harmony and fresh, clean undertones - elevates North African and Middle Eastern foods to a new level in Canada thanks to Executive Chef Stuart Cameron. 

 

NON-PROFIT, FAIR TRADE Sindyanna - MAKING A DIFFERENCE:  We are working to introduce this lovely oil to those that will appreciate its unique contribution to world peace.  Initially brought in especially for Byblos restaurant, now having permanent Canadian residency!

 

2012/2013 Awards:   20+ top awards in 2013 for our portfolio oils - Highlights:  Gold for Rincon, Parqueoliva, Fuenroble at Los Angeles International- -same  New York International; Rincon also Best of Class at Los Angeles, First at Italy`s Sol D`Oro organic class, Gourmet D`or, France`s AVPA, and Premier Medal at Oil Japan; Silver at New York for Dauro and bronze at Los Angeles ; Gold in Art & Illustration for Basilippo`s Aromas Vanilla and Orange in gift case AND Silver for Vanilla, Bronze for  Orange at Los Angeles.   Silver at Los Angeles for Oro San Carlos!    ....     Dauro used at world`s #1 restaurant - El Celler de Can Roca:  http://www.cellercanroca.com/index.htm24    and   http://www.theworlds50best.com/list/1-50-winners/

 

Patria is using our oils! Rated one of best new restaurants in 2013 by Toronto Life. An authentic, top-quality  yet casual Spanish tapas style experience in beautiful atmospherics is all the buzz!  Experience a menu  of traditional tapas with some new-wave Spanish in the dessert menu based on the quality of products and superb culinary skills of executive chef Stuart Cameron...and, their private order Spanish wines not available at the LCBO.  See:  http://notable.ca/toronto/restaurants/An-Exclusive-First-Look-Inside-Patria-Toronto/   and  http://www.yelp.ca/biz/patria-toronto    AND check out video of Pimenton on 681 Mount Pleasant Road - food-to-go/catering:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=UhMrmH7Evv4

 

 Dauro and soon-to-arrive Fuenroble showcased at perfume and olive oil pairing and culinary event for Chanel European marketing executives in Madrid (September 2012)   .... Aroma of new perfume "Coco Noir" and several others paired with 4 premium Spanish olives oils. 

 

 A Toronto First:  Dolores Smith facilitates a tasting seminar at the Delicious Food Show, Saturday October 22, 2011    ....  With a focus on identifying quality in olive oil.

 

Dining Toronto Segment taped April 9, 2010 - Dolores Smith facilitates entertaining olive oil tasting.