Paluffo Olive Oil among 59 best Tuscan olive oil!
They made it in 59 out of 135 to overcome the strict selection of the 11 commissioners of the regional competition organized by the Regione Toscana Olive Oil: the regional selection of Extra Virgin Olive Oils. A bouquet of excellence that will be used to boost the sector in Italy and worldwide.
These results of the first edition of the selection of Extra Virgin Olive Oils, organized by the Tuscany Region and Unioncamere through Tuscany Promotion, in collaboration with Metropolis - Special Agency of the Chamber of Commerce of Florence - Department of Laboratory Chemical-commodity, which could participate extra virgin olive oils produced in the oil season 2011/2012.
135 attended the selection oils from the five regional designations: IGP Toscano DOP Chianti Classico DOP Terre di Siena, Lucca and Dop Dop Seggiano. Each firm could provide up to the 4 oils reported in uniform batches of 300 kg. Samples collected from members and Metropolis, which has made them anonymous, were analyzed by a committee consisting of 11 panel leaders from all the provinces of Tuscany, on behalf of the Boards of taste recognized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and operating in public institutions.
The 59 selected oils, with their sensory characteristics, together with information on manufacturers, will be collected in a catalog in Italian and English, which will be distributed by the Region of Tuscany, Tuscany Promotion, Unioncamere Tuscany and the Chambers of Commerce in all regional enforcement actions taking place in Italy and abroad.