The “JOOP SELECTION 2016” guide, which is curated by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan, will be soon available. The guide, in English and Japanese, will be distributed on line and will be an important resource for the members of the Chamber as well as restaurant managers and olive oil importers in Japan.

This guide reports about 50 high quality extra virgin olive oils coming from all the world. They are the ones who obtained almost 7 of 10 points at JOOP 2016 – Japan Olive Oil Prize.

The news of JOOP 2016 edition is that awards were assigned according to the taste (strong, medium, light) and the scent (tomato/tomato leaf, green almond, artichoke/herbs/olive leaf).

JOOP  is the event held by the Chamber that turned the IV edition last June: the 9th of June winners had been proclaimed. The panel of jurors consisted of 9 experts coming from Italy, USA, Spain and Turkey, who selected winners among 155 olive oils entered in the competition

JOOP is a great opportunity to spread the culture of the olive oil in Japan. Not only by the acknowledge of the best producers but also thanks to the seminars held by important tasters and oil experts and finally by this precious and detailed guide book.