Local olive oil is an international gold winner

Late in 2020 Waikawa Glen did very well in national awards for olive oil and now they’ve won international gold too. Well done, folks!

You’ll find these growers on Waikawa Beach Road at the blueberry farm.

Thrilled and overwhelmed, Lisa Buchan and partner Glenn Wigley, of Waikawa Glen Olive Oil, have won gold at the prestigious New York International Olive Oil Competition for their 2020 blend.

With a record 1100 entries from 28 countries, the New York competition is considered to be one of the most prestigious in the world …

Registered as organic and committed to sustainable growing principles, Waikawa Glen is a boutique grove of about 500 trees. …

Their award-winning oil, a boutique medium blend, was judged against other organic, medium-intensity blends and was awarded a gold medal, which refers to excellence across multiple quality dimensions.

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Waikawa Glen's award-winning olive oils from 2020.
Waikawa Glen’s award-winning olive oils from 2020. Photo from the article.

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