SA's top 5 olive oils - revealed

The spotlight shines on our prized local olive oils.

14 Oct 2015

14 October 2015, Cape Town -

Today the country's top 5 olive oils were announced at an awards ceremony in Franschhoek. According to the Olive Central website, "SA Olive and Absa instituted the Top 5 competition in 2013 as an extension to the annual SA Olive Awards. The Absa Top 5 olive oils were selected from the ranks of this year’s SA Olive Awards top achievers by a revered panel of olive oil experts."

Find out more about the SA olive commitment to compliance seal here.

We featured the 10 finalists last week and today the Top 5 have been revealed. Have a look (in no particular order)

1. Andante EVOO (Medium) by Porterville Olives

2. Mulderbosch EVOO (Intense)

3. Kransfontein Coratina Olive Oil (Intense)

4. Andante Intense EVOO

5. De Boerin EVOO (Medium)

The Top 5 winning producers with their trophies

Also read: 5 myths about olive oil you need to stop believing.

Try this recipe using olive oil: Olive oil polenta cake

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