OLIVE JAPAN® 2021 Winners by Countries
OLIVE JAPAN® 2021 Winners Announcement !!
We received total 811 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 “Toshiya Tada Special Olive Oil Sommelier” Awards (finalists for PREMIER), 341 GOLD Medals and 318 SILVER MEDALs.
Please download the ALL award winners list below.（update on June 29）
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i.e. There are no BRONZE, PLATINUM nor DOUBLE GOLD awards in OLIVE JAPAN®
OLIVE JAPAN® 2021 PREMIER Winners
OLIVE JAPAN® 2021 “Toshiya Tada Special Olive Oil Sommelier” Award
OLIVE JAPAN® 2021 BEST by COUNTRIES and FLAVORED
OLIVE JAPAN® 2021 BEST FLAVORED OLIVE OIL
OLIVE JAPAN International Olive Oil Competition 2021 edition
ONLINE Registration started on NOVEMBER 25, 2020 on this website, and the final deadline was May 7, 2021.
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 tenth 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 2021” 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 tenth annual competition open to extra virgin olive oils and flavored olive oils throughout the world. In the 2020 Competition, OLIVE JAPAN had total 700 olive oil submitted from 23 countries and 570 extra virgins got awarded.
OLIVE JAPAN International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition 2021
|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 in July 2021.
|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.
Deadline for the registration is MAY 7, 2021
|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
|230 EURO per entry|
|Applied from US
and other International regions
|260 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 MUFG BANK – Swift #: BOTKJPJT or BOTKJPJTXXX (i.e. there is no IBAN system in Japan and no VAT numbers)
Branch Office: Kyobashi Branch (Branch # 023)
Account #: 0070643
Bank: The MUFG 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 9, 2021. 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.
It is the contestant responsibility to make proper shipment of their samples while OLIVE JAPAN has no responsibility for delayed delivery, lost packages and broken bottles.An entry shall consist of the designated contestant samples, as per entry;
7 bottles (or tins) if 100ml – 150ml bottle (or tin) contents, or
5 bottles (or tins) if 200ml – 250ml bottle (or tin) contents, or
3 bottles (or tins) if 375ml – 500ml bottle (or tin) contents, or
2 bottles (or tins) if over 750ml bottle (or tin) contents.
All the samples should be properly labeled with brand name, product name, bottle contents etc. as the commercial product in the market.
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.