The 4th edition of JOOP Japan Olive Oil Prize award ceremony took place on June 9, 2016, in the ICCJ office in Tokyo.
The initiative, promotion and celebration of Olive Oil, was structured in two main parts:
Professional Seminars, the vital part of the event were the olive oil seminars, where participants could learn the essentials for preparing olive oil in cooking.
JOOP (Japan Olive Oil Prize) Competition: Announcement of Winners.
Towards the end of the evening, in front of guests from the media and press, the board member of the ICCJ, Mr. Francesco Formiconi, announced the winners for the JOOP competition.
In a course of 5 days, a panel of judges chose the winners through a blind tasting. This year we had entries from 10 countries and 155 types of olive oils.