OLIVE JAPAN® 2020 WINNERS LIST is now Announced!
OLIVE JAPAN® 2020 judged 700 Extra Virgins from 23 countries with 20 Japanese Judges and tasters by June 4.
9 Olive Oils are awarded BEST OF SHOW 2020, 284 GOLD Medals and 277 SILVER Medals are awarded.
The Winners List is available by EXCEL format files as you can download from this page.
Below link is OLIVE JAPAN 2020 winners (Last update; June 25th)
OJ2020 20-SPECIAL-AWARD-Winners-List-ENG 0625
OJ2020 284-GOLD-Winners-ENG 0625
OJ2020 277-SILVER-Winners-ENG 0625
There is no BRONZE, no DOUBLE GOLD , nor PLATINUM Medals in OLIVE JAPAN®.
Awarded MEDALs by Country is below;
PREMIER MEDAL（BEST OF SHOW）OLIVE OIL
OLIVE JAPAN® 2020 PREMIER Winners
Toshiya TADA Special Olive Oil Sommelier Award（THE SECOND BEST OF SHOW）
Toshiya Tada Special Olive Oil Sommelier Award is presented for the best finalist for PREMIER candidates.
BEST OLIVE OIL by Countries
BEST FLAVORED (Infused) OLIVE OIL
OLIVE JAPAN International Olive Oil Competition 2020 edition
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 eighth 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)
This Competition was held as a key program in the “OLIVE JAPAN 2019” and PREMIER and other Awards winners will be prized at the main event of the OLIVE JAPAN SHOW in mid July, and will be carried by major papers and trade magazines. The competition is committed to educating the public about extra virgin olive oil, featuring industry experts with extensive knowledge about selection, tasting and food pairings.
OLIVE JAPAN International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition and its panel of tasters invite you to participate in the seventh annual competition open to extra virgin olive oils and flavored olive oils throughout the world. In the 2019 Competition, OLIVE JAPAN had total 701 olive oil submitted from 24 countries and 476 extra virgins got awarded.
OLIVE JAPAN International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
|PREMIER||The BEST of SHOW by Class|
|Upon Meeting the OLIVE JAPAN Quality Standard (No defects on Sensory, etc.), SILVER or GOLD Medal will be presented.
The award should be determined by each entrant classification, such as Cooperative, Private Own Producers, Packers/Bottlers and Distributors.
All of GOLD and PREMIER winners will be listed its product photo and brief introduction on the OLIVE JAPAN official Book published mid 2020. （Annual Book Project had been postponed due to Corona virus pandemic.)
|SPECIAL PRIZES||Toshiya Tada Special Olive Oil Sommelier Award
Best olive oil by Countries
Best Producers Award
Best Flavored Oil
|Determine the Olive Oil you wish to enter and complete entry form in this website and just send it.
New Deadline for the registration is MAY 20, 2020
|2. ENTRY FEE per Entry|
|Applied from Japan||25,300Yen (Tax included) per entry (Only Applicable for domestic entries)|
|Applied from EU
and other European regions
|220 EURO per entry|
|Applied from US
and other International regions
|250 US Dollar per entry|
|Entry fee Payment must be made by Credit Card or Wire Transfer within 10 days after the registration had been made
Wire Transfer Information:
The MUFJ BANK – Swift #: BOTKJPJT (i.e. there is no IBAN system in Japan and no VAT numbers)
Branch Office: Kyobashi Branch (Branch # 023)
Account #: 0070643
Bank: The MUFJ Bank, Ltd. Kyobashi Branch 1-7-3, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061 JAPAN
Beneficiary: The Olive Oil Sommelier Association of Japan
3-4-1, Kyobashi, Chuo-ku Tokyo 104-0031 JAPAN tel +81 (3) 3271-0808
|International Extra Virgin Olive Oil will be received from now and until no later than MAY 22, 2020. Shipments will be received weekdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. All olive oil entered MUST BE SHIPPED PREPAID. All samples should be packed with the confirmation e-mail of your entry on the inside and the name of the producer marked clearly on the outside. An entry shall consist of at least three (3) 500ml/750ml bottles/tins per entry (if bottles/tins contain more than 1,000 ml please send two (2) bottles/tins, if bottles/tins contain less than 250/200 ml please send four (4) bottles/tins, and if bottles/tins contain less than 150/100 ml please send six(6) bottles/tins).
The Shipment should be recommended to use DHL, UPS or TNT. Please do not use Fedex, EMS and national Post Services, as it had been reported so many troubles.
CONSIGNEE: OLIVE JAPAN Competition Office
IN CARE OF: THE OLIVE OIL SOMMELIER ASSOCIATION OF JAPAN
3-4-1, KYOBASHI, CHUO-KU, TOKYO 104-0031, JAPAN
The OLIVE JAPAN International Extra Olive Oil Competition will acknowledge receipt of olive oil. The OLIVE JAPAN International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition is not responsible for any shipping or customs charges and taxes. A licensed broker with applicable importing licenses must clear international shipments of olive oil. If you have an importer it is best to use your own importer.