Daily Archives: May 1, 2016

  • OLIVE JAPAN 2016 WINNERS LIST UPLOADED !!

    The OLIVE JAPAN International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition is one of the premier olive oil competitions in the world, bringing together the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in awarding medals to the best oils from around the globe.

    This is the forth year of OLIVE JAPAN International Competition, Japan as the one of the most important market for olive oil in the world. The judges are invited from key major olive oil production countries and Japan, under recommendation by the Olive Oil Sommelier Association of Japan. (OSAJ).

    Olive Japan has published the full list of winners (Premier Medal, Gold Medal and Silver Medal) in this contest, which has recognized EVOOs from Italy, Portugal, United States, Australia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Turkey, New Zealand, Japan, Greece, Croatia, France, Israel, Morocco, Slovenia and South Africa.

    The organizer is the Olive Oil Sommelier Association of Japan (OSAJ), Japan’s sole professional organization for training and certifying olive oil experts, which is independent from any commercial body of the olive and olive oil.

    Olive Japan 2016 had total 600 entries from 21 countries around the world. After 3 days serious and enjoyable judge sessions, this contest has decided to awards: 11 Premier Medals, 213 Gold Medals and 196 Silver Medals.

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    The OLIVE JAPAN International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition is one of the premier olive oil competitions in the world, bringing together the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in awarding medals to the best oils from around the globe. This is the forth year... 
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  • Alimentaria goes even further at the edition marking its 40th anniversary

    The great Spanish food and drink fair Alimentaria , which closes today at the Gran Via Exhibition Centre in Barcelona, managed to attract visitors from 157 countries (16 more than in 2014), underlining its international pulling power and efficient role at galvanising exports for sector companies. The show also left a very positive impact on attendees, as shown by the reactivation of domestic demand in view of the rise in consumption.

    The 4,000 exhibitors came from 78 different countries and of the 140,000 registered visitors, 32% were international, reflecting the tremendous potential of this event, which has consolidated its leadership as one of the benchmark European trade shows in the sector with innovation and gastronomy as two of its main cornerstones.

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    The great Spanish food and drink fair Alimentaria , which closes today at the Gran Via Exhibition Centre in Barcelona, managed to attract visitors from 157 countries (16 more than in 2014), underlining its international pulling power and efficient role at galvanising exports... 
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