OLIVE JAPAN® 2022   The World’s Best Olive Oil Announced !

We received total 816 Extra virgins and infused olive oil from 27 nations, recorded highest number of contestants since 2012.
Thank you so much for such great participation and support.
It is our great honor and pleasure to announce our Awards as 10 PREMIER MEDALS (BEST of SHOW), 10 FINALISTs = “Toshiya Tada Special Olive Oil Sommelier” Awards, 305 GOLD Medals and 284 SILVER MEDALs (as of June 16).

Please download the ALL award winners list below.(Last update; June 10)
OJ2022 10-PREMIER-Winners-BEST-of-SHOW-ENG-0526
OJ2022 19-SPECIAL-AWARD-Winners-List-ENG 0526-2
OJ2022 305-GOLD-Winners-E 0616
OJ2022 284-SILVER-Winners-E 0616

i.e. There are no BRONZE, PLATINUM nor DOUBLE GOLD awards in OLIVE JAPAN®


  • OLIVE JAPAN International Olive Oil Competition – around 800 olive oil participated, upscale, the largest olive oil competition in Asia and Oceania region.  The most quality oriented olive oil competition in the world.
  • OLIVE JAPAN SHOW –  Comprehensive market event and Trade Show for both consumers and traders.  The Venue had been major department store and event places. All merchandises in the Show are the Awarded olive oil in OLIVE JAPAN competition, so that bringing “real” extra virgin quality and flavor for those leads the food scene in Japan.
  • In addition to directly interacting with consumers and influencers in the food world, OLIVE JAPAN provides a precious opportunity to communicate the potential of the Japanese market to international businesses, and support promotional activities to help these businesses expand their presence in Japan.
  • 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® SHOW 2022 will be held on JULY 3 – 4, 2022 !

OLIVE JAPAN has 2 core events.  The International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition is held during April and late May and OLIVE JAPAN SHOW (formerly known as the “Olive Marche”), held in July, is an annual comprehensive event that brings olive oil producers and their products together with consumers and the trades.


Olive Oil Competition


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.
Most recent competition results here.

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Olive marche
In the OLIVE JAPAN SHOW, the prestigious market area as only Competition winners can be exhibited, real quality oriented tradeshow.  Booths will offer not only awarded olive oils from around the world, but also related products for the garden, personal care, and interiors. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to reach users and consumers with information, and encourage their interest in all aspects of olive products.
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Stage Event (Cancelled due to COVID-19 in 2021)

Stage Event
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, OLIVE JAPAN decided to cancel “Stage Event” in 2021 OLIVE JAPAN SHOW.
A variety of programs will be presented on the stage in the main venue. Talk shows, cooking and product demonstrations, and workshops will communicate the health and other benefits of olives and some of the many ways we can enjoy them.
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Olive Symposium Seminar (Members’ Only)

Symposium Seminar
The OLIVE JAPAN will also have academic seminars, symposium by world famous Presenters in the industry.
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Event Overview

Event Name OLIVE JAPAN 2022
Events OLIVE JAPAN International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
OLIVE JAPAN SHOW; a world market tradeshow with olive oil as its central theme, showcasing products and events.
Dates Competition; May 16-18, 2022  /  Winners announced on May 26, 2022
OLIVE JAPAN SHOW; will be July 3 – 4, 2022
SHOW Venue plan to be at major Convention Hall in Tokyo
Organizing body The Olive Oil Sommelier Association of Japan (OSAJ)
Chairman and General Director;
Partner IDEA Factory, Inc.
Sponsors to include embassies of olive-producing countries, foreign and Japanese organizations, community and industry groups
Please see the “Sponsors” page for more detail


We welcome to join “OLIVE JAPAN SHOW 2022”, as an entrant, a exhibitor, or visitor !
(Competition registration opens on November 25th, 2021.)
Please contact our office.

The Olive Oil Sommelier Association of Japan (OSAJ)

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