From 2019-04-12 11:30 to 2019-04-12 00:30
Venue: Tanto Tanto The Gardens (Gotanda)

Do you want to know more about the Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) of excellence? A unique chance to learn from two of the world top experts: Pietro Paolo Arca and Antonio Giuseppe Lauro.


The EVOO workshop will be held before the 7th Award Ceremony of the Japan Olive Oil Prize (JOOP), the most professional Extra Virgin Olive Oil competition in Japan.


This workshop will help you deepen your knowledge on the history, production areas and processes of the Italian olive oil and understand how to distinguish a high-quality product from a defected one. You will also learn about the main characteristics of olive oils with particular attention to the organoleptic properties.

The products that you will taste will be selected among the Italian oils awarded at JOOP 2019.

This workshop is organized as part of The True Italian Taste project – funded and promoted by the Ministry of Economic Development and realized by Assocamerestero in collaboration with the Italian Chamber of Commerce Abroad –  to promote and safeguard the value of authentic Italian food products all over the world. True Italian Taste is part of “The Extraordinary Italian Taste” project.

Date: April 12, 2019
Time: 11:30 – 12:30
Where: Tanto Tanto Gotanda

Address: 2-2-6 Higashi-gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Admission: Journalists and media: Free of charge
EVOO importers:  Free of charge
ICCJ Members: 5,000 JPY (+VAT%)
Non Members: 10,000 JPY (+VAT%)

Registration/Cancellation deadline: April 9 2019, 16:00
Language: Italian (with Japanese translation)


For further




The lecturers

Pietro Paolo Arca

(Italy / Panel Member Food Technologist, Montiferru Panel Leader, Biol Panel Member, JOOP14-15-16-17-

18-18 Juror. JOOP 2019 Panel Leader)




Antonio Giuseppe Lauro

(Italy / Agronomist, Iinternational olive oil consultant, educator, journalist and Panel leader (NYIOOC 2018), JOOP 2018-19 Jurors)