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Italian Olive Oil Day 2014 - JOOP Japan Olive Oil Prize

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/17/2014 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
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JOOP Japan Olive Oil Prize 2014 Results

category LIGHT

1° place: “L’Aspromontano”, Olearia San Giorgio (Italy – Calabria)

2° place: “Ortice Riserva”, Frantoio Romano (Italy – Campania)

3° place: “Laudemio”, Fattoria di Maiano (Italy – Toscana)

category MEDIUM

1° place: “Cenzino“, Az. Agr. Vincenzo Marvulli (Italy – Basilicata)

2° place: “Uliva”, Agraria Riva del Garda (Italy – Trentino)

3° place: “Legno d’Olivo”, Fattoria Altomena Srl (Italy – Toscana)

category STRONG

1° place: “Gran Pregio Bio”, Az. Agr. Caputo Maria (Italy – Puglia)

2° place: “Cherubino“, Terraliva (Italy – Sicilia)

3° place: “Fam DOP Irpinia Colline dell’Ufita”, Oleificio Fam Sas (Italy – Campania)


“Gran Pregio Bio”, Az. Agr. Caputo Maria (Italy – Puglia)


“Gran Pregio Bio”, Az. Agr. Caputo Maria (Italy – Puglia)


- "Guadagnòlo Dulcis" (medium) and "Guadagnòlo Primus" (strong), Fattoria Ramerino (Italy - Toscana)

- Monovarietale Dritta "Ago" (medium), Az. Agr. La Quagliera (Italy - Abruzzo)

- Villa di Vetrice (strong), Fattoria di Galiga e Vetrice F.lli Grati (Italy - Toscana)




After the success of the 2013 edition, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ICCJ) is delighted to invite you to the third edition of the ITALIAN OLIVE OIL DAY, to be held in Tokyo on 2014, May 17th.

The ITALIAN OLIVE OIL DAY is an all-day event conceived as a celebration of olive oil, the symbol of the Mediterranean diet, and one of the protagonists of the Italian food import scene in Japan, known for its beneficial effects on health and its flexible use within local dishes.

By organizing this event, ICCJ aims at further deepening the knowledge of olive oil in Japan through seminars, tasting courses, workshops, as well as introducing new products to experts and consumers. Certified olive oil sommeliers will introduce the exhibiting company, the production system and the product’s characteristics.

The Italian Olive Oil Day 2014 will feature:

  • An all-day Product Display and Promotional Sale: product exhibition and tasting. Certified sommeliers will introduce the products, the producers and production techniques
  • Seminars & Talk-shows with experts on the use and properties of olive oil.
  • JOOP Contest Award Ceremony: Olive Oil Day 2014 will host the award ceremony of the second edition of Japan Olive Oil Prize, the international extra-virgin olive oil contest organized by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan, to award the best products of the year.



11.00 – 12.30 Seminar A "Olive Oil Production Process":

Dr. Pietro Paolo Arca (Food Technologist)

Dr. Marco Pampaloni氏 (Agronomist, Firenze CCI Committee #2 Panel Leader)

Ms. Himeyo Nagatomo (MIPAAF Official Olive Oil Taster)


14.30 – 16.00 Seminar B – "Olive Oil and Italian Cuisine":

Dr. Cristiano De Riccardis (Slow Food Professor)

Ms. Michiyo Yamada (MIPAAF Official Olive Oil Taster, Journalist)

Chef Ryuichi Hamasaki (Ristorante Hamasaki)


16.00 – 17.30 Seminar C - "Olive Oil Chemical-Sensorial Characterization and Health Properties":

Dr. Cristian Marinelli (Firenze CCIAA Chemical Laboratory Quality Control Supervisor)

Dr. Marzia Migliorini (JOOP 2014 Panel Leader, Firenze CCIAA Chemical Laboratory Research Supervisor)

Dr. Selin Ertur (MIPAAF Official Olive Oil Taster)



One Seminar: 2500yen(ICCJ Members) 3000円(Non Members)

Two Seminars: 4000yen(ICCJ Members) 5000円(Non Members)

Three Seminars: 6000yen(ICCJ会員) 7500円(Non Members)


Registration Form

Italian Olive Oil Day & JOOP Japan Olive Oil Prize Official Website:

Register your Olive Oil for JOOP Japan Olive Oil Prize 2014

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