Japan

Japan Extends Joint Research with Tunisia

A Japan-Tunisia collaboration will continue until 2021 with a focus on the development of food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products.

‘Olive Beef’ Looks Set to Land on American Plates

Sanuki Wagyu Beef has been recognised as healthier than regular Wagyu Beef. The olive-fed cows produce meat which is higher in oleic acid, monounsaturated fats and omega-3s.
Special Report

‘Believe in Olive Oil’ Campaign to Launch in Japan

The IOC campaign aims to promote olive oil and its health benefits while introducing new flavors for use in traditional Japanese cuisine.

An Olive Oil from Japan Wins Top Award

An extra virgin olive oil from Japan, Takao Nouen no Olive Hatake, won a Best in Class Award at the world's most prestigious olive oil competition.
Olive Oil Times Special

Spain Replaces Italy as Top Olive Oil Exporter to the U.S. and Japan

The global leader in olive oil production reached a new milestone thanks to a record harvest, and poor showings among European competitors.

More Imports of Greek Olive Oil to Japan

Greece exported record amounts of olive oil to Japan in 2012 and 2013, however production is expected to decline sharply.
Special Report

Olive Council Wants Members to Crack Down on Flavored Olive Oils

Asking member countries to take a strict line on flavored olive oils is among the initiatives planned by the International Olive Council.

Third ‘Olive Japan’ Focuses on Consumers and Olive Oil Quality

Organizers said nearly 200,000 consumers joined extra virgin olive oil exhibitors and expert tasters for the third edition of Olive Japan.