Like our extra virgin olive oils, the quality of Goya olives is also recognized in international competitions. In the first edition of the Sanremo Masters of Olives International Contest, Goya olives have won a total of seven prizes in the “Sevillian Style”, “Other Styles & Stuffed” and “Californian Style” categories.
In the “Sevillian Style” category the winning varieties were: Gold for Goya Cocktail Olives Pitted Manzanilla Spanish Olives, Silver for Goya Plain Queen Spanish Olives, and Bronze for Goya Manzanilla Spanish Olives.
In the “Other Styles & Stuffed” category, Goya Manzanilla Spanish Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimientos won a Gold medal; Goya Stuffed Queen Spanish Olives with Minced Pimientos won a Silver medal; and Goya Stuffed Olives with Serrano Ham won a Bronze medal.
Along with these awards, Goya Pitted Black Olives were awarded the Gold prize in the “Californian Style” category.
Like the Sanremo Masters of Olive Oil International Contest, the Masters of Olives International Contest is organized by Aldo Mazzini and held in Italy, with the aim of promoting the best table olives in the world in all their different varieties.