Olive & Oil 29/07/2014

In Toledo to discuss markets, health benefits, culinary uses and quality standards of extra virgin olive oil

The next International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes programme will be held at Hotel Fontecruz Toledo, in Toledo, Spain on 24th-26th September 2014

At Savantes participants taste the world’s leading Extra Virgin Olive Oils, discuss markets, health benefits, culinary uses and quality standards. Programmes have been held regularly in USA, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa,

Since 2001 Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes, which emphasises commercial reality, has held over 40 olive oil tasting programmes in many countries. During this time the three-day programme has evolved into one of the world’s leading independent forums for the commercially important attributes of extra virgin olive oil.

Specifically Savantes enables participants to:
- Taste the wide range of styles and flavour of extra virgin olive oils from many regions around the world
- Taste current international award winners from the northern and southern hemispheres
- Practice blending skills
- Evaluate by comparison the extra virgin olive oil they produce or supply
- Discuss market trends in producing and importing countries
- Be up to date with current quality standards and the debate around new testing methods
- Explore the culinary and health selling points of extra virgin olive oil
- Make friends and expand commercial networks worldwide
- Achieve recognition of one’s own tasting ability and knowledge by becoming an Associate Savante or Member of the Register of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes

Full programme and registration available at www.savantes.com

di S. C.