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 to restaurant managers and olive oil importers in Japan.
(by Pablo Voitzuk) This year I was invited again to be a member of the judging panel for the new edition of the Japan Olive Oil Prize. This is an olive oil competition which takes place annually in Tokyo. It is organized by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the city.
When thinking of Italy and its excellencies in food and beverage, beer may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but the country can boast one of the most interesting and growing production markets in the world.
Kengo Kuma is a globally acclaimed, contemporary Japanese architect. His name became even more widespread since the Kengo Kuma & Associates was chosen to design Tokyo's Olympic Stadium for the 2020 games.
On the 9th of June, the Japan Olive Oil Prize (JOOP) olive oil competition took place. JOOP is an international event launched by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ICCJ) to promote and create awareness for high quality olive oil worldwide.
Starting June 10th, 2016, Amazon.co.jp customers can buy high quality, refined products made by Italian artisans through an in-store shop: “Made in Italy store” (Amazon.co.jp/madeinitaly). The initiative will allow customers to continue their shopping experience after a trip to Italy, or to discover the vast range of top quality products crafted by skillful Italian masters.