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More International Gold for Lucero Olive Oil at Israeli 2012 Terra Olivo Competition
CORNING, CA (August, 6, 2012) – California grower and miller Lucero Olive Oil continues to impress international judges in competition with their outstanding extra virgin olive oil production. This summer Lucero was awarded a gold medal for their popular Miller’s Blend as well as three Prestige Gold awards for Lucero Arbequina, Lucero Ascolano, and Lucero First Fresh Blend extra virgin olive oils.
When asked what these accolades mean to the company, Dewey Lucero responded, "It's an honor to be recognized on an international level for our extra virgin olive oils. Winning multiple Prestige Gold medals in Israel not only supports our passion for making a quality product, but it proves that our attention to detail is consistent. With awards like this it is evident now that California produces some of the best olive oils in the world, and we at Lucero take pride in helping to pioneer the industry in California. We are committed to bringing world recognition to the superior olive oils that Lucero and other California olive oil companies produce."
There’s no doubt, Lucero Olive Oil is helping put California Extra Virgin Olive Oils on the map; with 172 awards to date, Lucero is the most awarded olive oil producer in North America.
About Terra Olivo International Olive Oil Competition
Terra Olivo was established in 2010 by professional tasters to assess and formally recognize high quality olive oil from around the world and is acclaimed for its discerning appreciation of regional differences in olive oilvia the appointment of the most truly diverse panel of professional olive oil judges in the world. The 2012 edition of Terra Olivo had judges flown in from 10 countries and a record breaking 408 olive oils entered from 18 countries
About Lucero Olive Oil
Lucero Olive Oil was established in December of 2005 by 3rd generation farmer Dewey Lucero. Located two hours north of Sacramento in the town of Corning, the olive capital of California, visitors traveling along Interstate 5 can stop to visit the olive mill and retail store to taste and purchase award winning extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegars and other Lucero products. The store is open 7 days a week and tours are offered daily.
Lucero products are also available online at www.lucerooliveoil.com, as well as from specialty retailers across the U.S., Canada, and Japan. For more information, follow the company on Facebook.com/lucerooliveoil, Twitter.com/lucerooliveoil, or Pinterest/lucerooliveoil.