At Savantes New York, held in Manhattan for the seventh year, Eryn Balch, Associate Savante and outgoing Executive Vice President of the North American Olive Oil Association, became the second Honorary Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savante.


Eryn Balch with some of the participants in Savantes New York


This status was conferred in recognition of Eryn's outstanding contribution to the progress of the North American olive oil industry and the development of Savantes in the USA. She joins Judy Ridgway who received the Honorary status in recognition of her contribution to the initial development of the Savantes programme.