EVOOLEUM annually organizes a Gala of delivery of the EVOOLEUM Awards, whose latest edition took place in the modern Espacio Ventas of Madrid, in an exclusive event conducted by the presenter of LaSexta News Cristina Villanueva.
Producers from all over the world, gastronomic journalists, EVOOLEUM’s sponsors, sommeliers and chefs were some of the assistants highlighted in this Gala. The event, which was attended by the Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, who received the Special EVOO Ambassador Award, became on December 20 the best and most glamorous way of receiving Christmas. Palladium Hotel Group was also recognized with the Special EVOO Ambassador Company Award, which collected its president Abel Matutes Prats.
Apart from the Best of Class Awards, the awards corresponding to the exclusive TOP10 of EVOOLEUM were delivered at the Gala; as well as the TOP10 Limited Production awards -a new category introduced from last year to recognize the commitment to the excellence of small producers (less than 2,500 liters per year)-; those of the TOP10 Healthy EVOOs -the 10 extra virgins with greater content in total phenols-; the Best Female Producer -which was granted to Nuria Yáñez, technical director of Almazaras de la Subbética- and the EVOOLEUM Packaging Awards, which reward the most beautiful and original containers in the categories of Best Premium Design, Best Innovative Design and Best Retail Design.