LET’S START

To enter the contest a participation fee is required for each individual oil.
Fill in the online form below no later than May 31, 2024.

HOW TO

REGISTER TO JAPAN OLIVE OIL PRIZE 2024

1

Fill in the online form below no later than May 31, 2024.
(Consider that the sample has to arrive at the competition before the end of May).

2

Settle the payment, the registration is completed only after payment has been verified!
CLICK TO CHECK THE PARTICIPATION FEE

3

After receiving the confirmation email, please send the oil samples.
CLICK TO CHECK HOW TO SEND THE SAMPLES

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE COMPLETE RULES BELOW

AWARD CRITERIA

A point-based decimal system between 8,00 (minimum) and 10,00 (maximum) ensure a fair award attribution based on the overall quality of the oils. The prizes will be awarded as follow:

between 8,00 and 8,99: SILVER PRIZE

between 9,00 and 9,49: GOLD PRIZE

between 9,50 and 10,00: BEST IN CLASS

Oils will be competing in the following categories: Organic, Blend, Monocultivar, P.D.O. and P.G.I. Oils with the highest score from each Country will be awarded “Best of Country” and oils with distinctive qualities in High Polyphenols Content and Flavored will be awarded with Certificate of Excellence.

PARTICIPATION FEE

Early Bird (July 1, 2023 – February 29, 2024): €170 (¥26,000) *

Full Price (March 1, 2024 – May 31, 2024): €200 (¥30,000)

When more than three samples are entered, the price for all bottles will be reduced to  €150 (¥24,000)

Payment: credit card/bank transfer.
     Applicant covers banking fees.
     Fees are non-refundable.

*To qualify for the early bird rate, both registration and payment must be completed within the specified “Early Bird” period.

PAYMENTS FROM OVERSEAS (OUTSIDE JAPAN)

BANCA POPOLARE DI SONDRIO (Head Office, 01)

Via Bernina, 1 – 23100 Sondrio (SO) – Italy
BIC/SWIFT: POSOIT22
IBAN: IT81 W056 9611 0000 0001 4193 X31
ABI-CAB: 05696-11000
Holder: The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan

PAYMENTS FROM JAPAN

Bank of Mitsubishi UFJ Kojimachi Chuo Branch

4-1, Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Account number: 1084763
Holder: The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (在日イタリア商工会議所 )

In case of payment through bank transfer, your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of your bank transfer.

HOW TO SEND THE SAMPLES

After receiving the admittance confirmation from the Organizing Committee, please send a reply email with the Chemical analysis in PDF (to be received by the addressee no later than March 31, 2024).

(Digital) Chemical analysis certificate of the oil samples containing at least:
1) Free acidity expressed as the weight-percent concentration of free oleic acid;
2) Number of peroxides contained;
3) UV spectrophotometry (k 232, k 270, and DeltaK).

Optional:
– Total biophenol content according to COI/T.20/doc.29-2009, alkyl ester content (methyl esters FAMEs and ethyl esters FAEEs) according to CE 61/2011.
The analysis shall be performed by a qualified laboratory according to EN 17025 and Coi/reg.CE 2568.

To the address specified below and containing the following items:
2 bottles of 0,50 lt. or 2 bottles of 0,25 lt. with proper labeling and each containing the same product in the same quantity.
“DO NOT SEND YOUR SAMPLES INSIDE WOODEN CONTAINERS”

Labels must meet the labeling requirements according to 29/2012 EU regulations.

To the following address:

JOOP Contest Organizing Committee
The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan
FBR Mita Bldg. 9F
4-1-27 Mita, Minato-ku, 108-0073.
Tel: 0081-3-6809-5802 Fax 0081-3-6809-5803
Email: [email protected]

The shipping costs to the final destination, as well as the VAT, are in the charge of the applicant. All shipments must declare “SAMPLE, NO COMMERCIAL VALUE, NOT FOR SALE” in the commercial invoices and proforma invoices attached with the samples.