Japan

Feb. 16, 2021

Olive Oil is Becoming One of Asia’s Most Popular Ingredients

Consumption and production are on the rise in Asia's two largest economies. Consumers still prefer imported brands to domestic ones.

Jun. 30, 2020

Eight Japanese Olive Oils Among This Year's Top-Rated Brands

Japanese producers enjoyed a record-breaking year at the World Olive Oil Competition, proving that one of the newest frontiers in olive cultivation can compete with the rest.

Sep. 17, 2018

E.U. - Japan Trade Deal Brings Opportunities to Olive Oil Exporters

Many European agricultural products will enjoy reduced taxes or an entirely tax-free status when exported to Japan, opening the way for EU farmers and exporters to penetrate a market of 127 million people.

Jun. 9, 2017

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.

Mar. 6, 2017

'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.

Jun. 10, 2015

'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.

May. 13, 2013

Growing Thirst for Olive Oil in Japan and India

The pace with which olive oil demand is rising in Japan is outstripping even that of China, according to recent IOC figures.

Sep. 17, 2012

Looking to Sell Olive Oil in Japan? Use Small Bottles

Sell your oil in small bottles and stress the health benefits. Those are among tips from Spain’s Institute of Foreign Trade (ICEX) for companies seeking a slice of the world’s third biggest economy.

Apr. 16, 2012

Toshiya Tada's Olive Japan

The Olive Japan 2012 competition is the culmination of three years of work developing olive oil appreciation in Japan by OSAJ’s flamboyant and dynamic founder, Toshiya Tada.

Apr. 12, 2012

Barjol Proposes an Olive Oil Campaign in Japan

Selling olive oil's nutritional and health benefits to the Japanese is the focus of a new campaign being developed by the International Olive Council.