Spain Wine and Gourmet Fair in Tokyo

Unforgettable Experience at the Tokyo Gourmet Fair

As you know, on October 29th and 30th we attended the Spain Wine and Gourmet Fair, a fair that gave us so many good times and opportunities, that we want to write this little article as an expression of thanks to all those who made it possible; From the organizers (ICEX and the Economic and Commercial Office of the Spanish Embassy in Tokyo), as well as all those who met us, visited our stand and showed real interest in knowing more about the olive oil we produce at The Green Gold and the essence and Mediterranean values that our products contain.

Our sincere thanks to Toshiya Tada, Representative Director of the Association of Olive Oil Sommeliers of Japan (Olive Oil Sommelier) and director of Olive Japan, for their interest in providing visibility to extra virgin olive oil in Japan. Olive Japan will promote one of the most important events shows in Japan in the month of June – July 2020 (Ikebukuro, Tokyo) where the best in class extra virgin olive oils in the world are open to the public, among which we want to be !!!
Hiroshi Sugisaki
We also had the pleasure of sharing with Hiroshi Sugisaki – Instagram Concierge To The World form JAPAN Food Concierge & Coordinator of Inbound Tourists. Le Coeurthe new early harvest of The Green Gold Olive Oil Company. We talked about the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the introduction of olive oil in the diet of different international committees.
Another unforgettable moment for us was the time we shared with Suda Tatsuya, a chef and manager of numerous restaurants in Japan.

There were not only moments to share our aove; We also had the opportunity to enjoy Hitomi Watanabe’s cuisine, using our Extra Virgin Olive Oil Oh! Early Harvest

Hitomi Watanabe is one of the most influential chefs committed to the evolution of traditional Japanese cuisine. In its restaurant and its interventions it defends the balance between the flavors and traditional dishes with the combination of new elements and flavors that enhance it, the best or give it a new perspective.

Enjoying Japanese cuisine with a Mediterranean touch. (from left to right. Mr. Junichi Konichim, Miss. Naomi Seki, Mr. Juan Jiménez, Miss. Hitomi Watanabe, Mr. Lorenzo Jiménez)

There were many moments lived. We summarize below a gallery as a summary, of this experience:

We do not want to close the article without thanking Mrs. Mamiko Katayama, interpreter and collaborator who has helped us during the event, her participation and support in the promotion of our olive oil.

Juan Jiménez, Lorenzo Jiménez and Mamiko Katayama

She wanted to transfer her impressions of the two days of the event, which we proceed to present below:

October 29th: “The most requested olive oil has been our Oh!, Extra Virgin Olive Oil limited Edition. Especially it has attracted importers who already work with various brands of EVOO. They have visited our stand and have enjoyed tasting our products, especially that peculiar bright green color, with shine. They have especially loved the aroma of freshly grown, the feeling of freshness. There have been restaurant chefs who have proposed ways to include the aove in the kitchen of fish, vegetables and even fruit dishes. ” -Mamiko Katayama-   30th of October: “Today many visitors have come to our stand. Highlights the visits of companies that currently do not market aove but nevertheless, they want to develop this line of business as it is such an exquisite product, in the very near future ”. -Mamiko Katayama-  

A pleasure, as always, to be close to the Japanese market. We never stop learning and we will never stop striving to share with you our products of the highest quality.

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