alfândega da fe - casa aragão awarded with five international awards
This year, Casa Aragão, in Alfândega da Fé, has won five international awards that attest the quality of their olive oils, and the process of internationalization. In New York, the company was awarded a silver medal by special extra virgin olive oil (DOP). In competition: International Olive Japan 2014, Casa Aragão received a silver medal, the prize Silver Medal Award. In China, the 9th China International Olive Oil Competition, received a bronze medal at the extra virgin olive oil considered "excellent" by jury. For the third time, in the contest were awarded olive oil in Israel, receveived the Prestige Gold in International Competition of Oils Terra Olivo. The Olive Oli awarded with this medal was the Praemium DOP. In Italy, were awarded an honorable mention in Armonia Award-Concorso Oleario Internazionale/Thophy 2014. The commercialization is around 60%, and exports already go by 40%, with the largest share to Brazil. The commercialization/marketing for the European market is booming, particularly for France, Switzerland and Germany.