成岡周 Narushuu, bonsai olive trees

Shizuoka is a seaside city close to Mount Fuji and a 2 hours drive from Tokyo. Famous for its tea plantations – 50% of the japanese production is made in the area – the city also hosts a young nurseryman of a new kind, Naruoka Suichi, who has launched in 2012 an importation business for bonsai olive trees. In Olio Veritas – Naruoka Suichi, could … Continuer de lire 成岡周 Narushuu, bonsai olive trees

Toshiya Tada – Raider of the lost quality

Olive Japan association and its olive oil sommelier school are located in a slightly dilapidated building in the posh area of Ginza, Tokyo. It’s here that, on a rainy early march day, we met Toshiya Tada, Japan’s olive oil mogul, who shared with us his inspired opinions about Quality. In Olio Veritas – Tada-san, thank you for receiving us. Japan is famous around the world … Continuer de lire Toshiya Tada – Raider of the lost quality