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2016.11.16 | Report

Savor Japan ~Explore Regional Flavors~ In this year 2016 round, 5 areas were given the Savor Japan certification through the approval committee that was organized by the Ministry.

Regional areas where you can enjoy the best of Japanese dining and discover things related to foods , are certified as “Savor Japan” by the Minister of Ministry Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...more detail

2016.11.16 | Announcement

Japan Vietnam Festival (JVF) in Ho Chi Min will be held soon !

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will run a booth to promote Japanese culinary and culture along with the JVF. The festival is open to the public. ...more detail

2016.11.14 | Report

Parisians Enjoy the Charm of Japanese Teas!

Together with an opening event of “The Japan Store” at MITSUKOSHI ISETAN, a several number of events were held at Paris – Japan Culture Center (Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris) for two days from September 30 to October 1, to deliver the attractiveness of Japanese tea to local Parisians. ...more detail

2016.11.14 | Report

From Cannes to the world - the charm of Japanese cuisines is delivered! Report on mipcom, the world’s biggest international entertainment contents market

Over the four days between October 17 (Mon) – 20 (Thu), 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) introduced the special edition of an animation titled “Sushi & Beyond: What the Japanese Know About Cooking”, which was produced for a promotional purpose for Japanese cuisines and its culture, at the International Entertainment Contents Market held in Cannes, France. This contents market is the world’s largest that attracts a total of 14,000 journalists from 108 countries. The main venue shown in the above image is called “Palais des Festivals et des Congrès of Cannes”, the same venue as the Cannes Film Festival! For the first time in the 39-year history, Japan was selected as the Country of Honor, which leads the whole event. The market saw different events including conferences that introduce the contents of Japan. ...more detail

2016.11.11 | Announcement

Calling all chefs and sushi enthusiast in Los Angeles! “Everything You Need to Know to Make Sushi ~ and Finding Fascinating Japanese Foods Products” Seminar & Workshop

“Everything You Need to Know to Make Sushi ~ and Finding Fascinating Japanese Foods Products” seminar & workshop will be brought to you all the way from Japan, to Los Angeles, United States of America. This seminar which will be instructed by the highly recognized Chef Kazato, offers participants the opportunities to learn not only how to make sushi, but also how to handle fishes and shellfish and even the history of sushi etc.; thus this allows participants to learn from scratch and intensively everything about sushi. ...more detail

2016.11.01 | Announcement

JAPAN HARVEST 2016 is to be held on November 5 (Sat) and 6 (Sun) in Marunouchi, Tokyo!!

As part of the Festival of Food and Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery, which concepts are to deepen the relationships between consumers and providers and between Japan and the world, JAPAN HARVEST 2016 will be held on November 5 (Sat) and 6 (Sun) from 11am to 4pm on Marunouchi-naka Street and Gyoko Street in Tokyo! In its fifth year, this year’s festival has so many fun events, with which families can learn about Japanese agriculture and products of agriculture, forestry and fishery and the food culture along with a theme of “Learn it! Feel it! Relish it! @ Marunouchi Farm”. ...more detail