Monthly Newsletters

Innovative finger food art: Italian creativity meets Japanese aesthetics

Finger food is rapidly becoming a worldwide trend, attracting not only those who love creativity and aesthetics in general, but also smart and refined food lovers. The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan invited Renato Leserri to hold a workshop about his innovative finger food art on the 6th of April. Renato is the Executive Chef at Di Giorgio restaurant (former Gliese restaurant) and one of the most skilled and promising chefs in Tokyo.

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2020 vision: Tokyo open for business

On the 29th of March the Governor of Tokyo, Mr. Yoichi Masuzoe, met with the European Chambers of Commerce in Japan to introduce the initiatives that will make Tokyo a leading financial centre as well as a more attractive place for tourism.

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After Expo 2015, the promotion of Made in Japan in Italy is continuing

The 3rd of March  representatives of Fukui Insitutions and companies along with the ICCJ met in Sabae to share results and feedback of 2015 initiatives promoted in Milan and to discuss on follow up. About 20 companies and 40 participants debated how to reinforce export into Italian market. 
In 2015, all of them participated both in the Japanese Pavillion during the International Expo and in the promotional event organized last October 28th by the Chamber and hosted in the elegant Palazzo Bossi Clerici.

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New economic opportunities thanks to ICCJ business tours

Following successful promotional events and B2B meeting during 2015 International Expo, the Chamber is organizing business tours to Italy for Japanese companies interested in Italian research, technology, education, manufacturing and foodstuff. During this Expo, the Chamber indeed played an important role of intermediator and promoter, helping several Prefectural Governments and Japanese companies to promote their products in Italy, organizing many professional events and B2B missions in Milan.

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Promoting the culture of high quality olive oil with JOOP

For the 1st place, article in a specialised magazine. After the success of the past editions, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ICCJ) is delighted to announce the fourth edition of the Japan Olive Oil Prize (JOOP). 

The competition is oriented to producers of extra virgin olive oils around the world.

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“Alessandro Valignano” Competition winner’s interview

weAR srl is the winner of “Alessandro Valignano 2015” Competition, launched by the Chamber and oriented to SMEs. We had the pleasure to interview Mr. Emanuele Borasio, CEO of weAR srl, in order to discover augmented reality and wearable technologies. It was also an opportunity to share the story of an Italian SME, founded in 2014 and ready to brave the Japanese market, which is a leading actor of ICT sector in the world.

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AQI certified Spacca Napoli chef's interview

We had the pleasure to interview Mr. Noriyuki Suzuki, chef of Spacca Napoli, a welcoming and elegant restaurant and pizzeria in Shinjuku.  In 2015 Spacca Napoli received from the Chamber the Adesivo di Qualità (AQI), in recognition of the attention in the menu and ingredients choice and the capability to create an authentic Italian atmosphere.

The name of this restaurant is very original; how did you choose this name?

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