Born on the island of Crete in Greece, for the last 20 years, he is working in the olive oil sector as a professional in quality olive oil extraction, innovation, and tasting. Trained by IOC instructors, Emmanouil is a panel member in a certified sensory evaluation laboratory, and in addition, he is judging in International […]
Brigida Jimenez Herrera Graduated in Degree in Veterinary Science at the University of Zaragoza in Food Science and Speciality, Health and Food Technology. She has been manager of Agricultural-Livestock company since 1991. She is part of the Tasting Panel of Olive Oils of Cataluña since its creation in 1997. She’s also panel Leader of the […]
Vivian van Wordragen is a Dutch certified olive oil expert, specialized in sensory analysis. She graduated as best in class as a Professional Olive Oil Taster at the Italian olive oil school O.N.A.O.O. in 2020. She has been working in the international olive oil business for more than 15 years as a product manager, senior […]
International Judge & Panel LeaderKostas, is an agronomic engineer, he has studied applied physics and economy also, he is an olive oil expert. With his head office in Kalamata and by cooperating with international organizations, he has gained a lot of experience on issues regarding the quality, tasting, and production of olive oil. Since 2014 […]
Miciyo Yamada – MIPAF Official Olive Oil Taster, Olive Oil Journalis, Miciyo Yamada was born in Kyoto, Japan. At the age of 18, she transferred to Paris for study. After graduating from the Sorbonne, she moved to Italy and started to work as a journalist. In the year 2008, she launched a magazine on Italian […]
International EVOO taster.
Juan has a degree in Veterinary, Bromatology and Food Technologies Facultad de Veterinaria (Universidad de Zaragoza) Colegiado Nº 450. Ilustre colegio oficial de Veterinarios de Teruel. He is the Secretary and Technical Director of PDO Aceite del Bajo Aragón (1999 – present). He is also Deputy Panel Leader of Panel de Catadores de Aceite de […]
Eleftheria Germanaki has graduated on Agronomy and currently she is the panel supervisor laboratory of Organoleptic Assessment of A.C.R of Rethymno and generally on Crete. Since 1986 she has been responsible of quality control of virgin oil and other agricultural products (as milk and grape) for the laboratory of A.C.R. In addition, since 2000, she […]