The international competition OLIVE JAPAN IOOC 2022 is considered the Sommelier olive oil competition of Japan, which for 2022, at its 11th edition, took place in Kyobashi, Japan, from 15 to 26 May.
It is conducted under the auspices of the renowned professional olive oil tasting organization of Japan "The Olive Oil Sommelier Association of Japan" which has more than 1600 members and has established a school that specializes in olive oil.
The entries for 2022 reached the record number of 816 olive oil samples, from 28 olive-producing countries worldwide.
It is a prestigious competition, one of the largest in the Asian continent, placed in the first places of the world ranking of olive oils, the well-known EVOOWR ranking, while it only awards the best olive oils in the world with its expert panel tasters.
The OLIVE JAPAN International Olive Oil Competition 2022 applies very strict evaluation standards, based on the tasting methods set by the International Olive Oil Council, exclusively with the method of blind tasting.
The degree of difficulty, the high standards, the integrity and the professionalism of the competition is shown by the huge participation of olive oils from many countries such as Croatia, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, U.S.A., Argentina, Australia, Uruguay etc.
Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms were honored with three (3) great distinctions in an equal number of their olive oil participations, in the prestigious international OLIVE JAPAN International Olive Oil Competition 2022, collecting very high scores and excellent reviews from the professional olive oil sommeliers of Japan. In detail:
The announcement of the results of the renowned OLIVE JAPAN 2022 competition justifies the efforts by Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms in creating unique flavor combinations in their oil products, while it confirms once again that they belong to the global elite of gourmet and gastronomic foods.
These honorary awards under the auspices of the professional association of olive oil sommeliers of Japan, "The Olive Oil Sommelier Association of Japan", are a great reward for Sakellaropoulos olive groves, as they confirm - once again - the unique quality of their olive products, globally.
It is a special honor for us when our organic, Single Estate olive products are recognized by experts in the most important global competitions for their high quality, for the innovation in their production, their unique taste and their wonderful combinations, while at the same time being in the top olive oils worldwide.
Additionally, Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms complete the unique number of 480 international awards worldwide, a unique record of awards globally for a Greek olive producer exclusively of their own olive products (Single Estate).