OLIVE JAPAN posted the updated Winners List of OLIVE JAPAN 2013 International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition. The site and the information should be helpful when consumers buy the qualified olive oil, and for the convenience to search the product, we put URL link of producers and products as the entrant indicated their Entry Form of the Competition. New Updated list is available, to click the Winners bannar in right or access the following address; http://olivejapan.com/en/competition/2013-winners This year, many Spanish growers awarded although the production volume was not so well. The list showing below is, the medals won by countries. ** PREMIER MEDAL 9 1. SPAIN 4 …
Karen Michibata, OLIVE AMBASSADOR 2013 of OLIVE JAPAN, posted her participation to OLIVE JAPAN 2013 to her official blog. Karen commented to start learn more about olive oil at the school of the Olive Oil Sommelier Association starting in June and would be an OLIVE OIL SOMMELIER in near future. As we posted, she was appeared on Japanese major TV morning show “Hanamaru Market” TBS, TV broadcasting station on April 30th and introduced OLIVE JAPAN 2013. Karen Michibata Official Blog ; http://ameblo.jp/karen-michibata/entry-11521924433.html
OLIVE JAPAN 2013 was pleased to annouce the International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition Results. Please see the linked PDF document appeared below; Competition Results – Preliminary version 20130501 This is the preliminary version and will be updated.
OLIVE JAPAN 2013 Organizing Committee and the Olive Oil Sommelier Association of JAPAN issued the official press release on February 5th, 2013. The Press release can be downloaded from the following link; Olive Japan Release Feb 2013 The next Press Release will be issued in early March.
OSAJ office will be closed during New Year Holidays. Please be advised the e-mail and facsimile inquiries can be received during this holidays and the replyment to the posts will be made after January 7th, 2013. (The OLIVE JAPAN 2013 ONLINE registration for entry to the olive oil competition could be accepted during these holidays.) December 28th, Friday Office open (10:00am – 5:00pm) December 29th, Saturday – January 6th, Sunday Office closed January 7th, Monday Office open(10:00am – 5:00pm) After January 8th, we will open our office as usual. Thank you for your understanding and wish you wonderful holiday seasons.
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The OSAJ organized the Olive harvesting tour for Shodoshima Island, one of the most major production site in Japan on November 18th. 15 OSAJ members were enjoyed this natural gift in the olive orchard as it was really nice weather, good harvest this year. The tour visited “i’s Life Olive Orchard”, which produced the Gold Medal Awarded extra virgin olive oil at OLIVE JAPAN 2012, as well as “Yamasan Olive Orchard”, which is really unique JAS-Organic Olive orchard. Both orchards are managed by OSAJ’s Olive Oil Sommelier and Junior Sommelier. (The photo left = i’ s Life Olive Orchard, the photo right= Yamasan Organic Olive Orchard) The detail of each orchard and …
Tom Mueller’s remarkable book “EXTRA VIRGINITY” – Japanese edition released on November 22nd. This Japanese language edition was published by one of the major publishing company – Nikkei BP publishing and now available at AMAZON and Nikkei BP Online Bookstore. The OSAJ had been involved for the translation works, such as the technical words checking and Chairman Tada wrote the Postnote of the book. The link for the book selling website is as follows; Nikkei BP Online Shop; http://ec.nikkeibp.co.jp/item/books/P49280.html Amazon Online bookstore ; http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/482224928X/
The OLIVE JAPAN website updated and now starting for accepting your entry to OLIVE JAPAN 2013 International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition. http://OliveJapan.com/en/ Please visit “Olive Oil Competition” page on the OLIVE JAPAN website and ENTRY NOW ! You can entry your olive oil ONLINE quite easy and just send the samples and wired your entry fee. The OLIVE JAPAN 2013 Competition will be held on April 24-28, 2013 and your samples should be sent by April 5th, 2013. The Application for the OLIVE MARCHE exhibition is also started for the PRIORITY Members now.
The OLIVE JAPAN 2013 set up its preparation for accepting the competition entry and exhibitor’s applications. For this pupose, the OLIVE JAPAN website (http://OliveJapan.com/en/) will temporary close for renewal starting today, November 11, 2011. The reflesh website wll open tomorrow, November 12, 2012 and simultaneously we will start to accept entry for the OLIVE JAPAN 2013 International Extra Olive Oil Competition as well as the exhibitor’s applications for the OLIVE MARCHE, one of the key event of OLIVE JAPAN 2013 at the FUTAKO TAMAGAWA RISE main venue. For further detail of the entry and application, please see the OLIVE JAPAN website after refresh. Upon the completion of this renewal and starting to accept entry, the …