South Africa’s leading olive oil producers were honoured with gold medals at the annual SA Olive Awards last night. A total of 17 exceptional extra virgin oils received gold medals in three categories.
1. Delicate olive oil: Cederberg Olives, Muiskraal and Porterville Olives.
2. Medium olive oil: Tokara and Willow Creek clinched 2 gold medals each while Gabriëlskloof, Groote Vallei and Rio Largo Olive Estate each won one gold.
3. Intense olive oil: L’Ormarins, Marbrin Farm, Morgenster Estate, Mulderbosch Vineyards, Rio Largo Olive Estate and The Ou Pastorie.