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WEBINAR: The organic market in Japan

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September 2, 2020 @ 12:00 am

Dear members and friends,

Our next WEBINAR is another joint effort with Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT).

“The organic market in Japan:
the new JAS logo regulations”


We are delighted to present 3 speakers who will give us an insight on what’s currently moving in the organic industry in Japan.


Our first speaker will be Ms. Mayu Nishikawa, Director of Agricultural Standard at the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF). She will present the new organic JAS logo regulations that took effect on 16 July 2020.


This introductory presentation will be followed by 2 testimonies from organic initiatives in Japan.

Pascal Gerbert-Gaillard, Asia Director for Bio c’ Bon, will share his company’s take on the market:
-Who they are and what they are doing
-Trends they are seeing and what is a likely future for the market
-Challenges ahead and notably the new JAS regulation in that part


Third speaker will be Simon Grunberger, CEO and founder of Ecoloupe, a new organic label and supplier in Japan.
Simon will discuss:
-Ecoloupe’s missions
-The importance of organic food and responsible farming
-The future of organic food in Japan


You can find the profile of all 3 speakers in attachment.


Wednesday 2 September
 Japan time/10:00-11:00 Belgian time
Presentations + Q&A in English
Free of charge
BLCCJ Members + companies with a FIT account


If you are interested, please send an email to before Wednesday 2 September noon (Japan time), and we will confirm your registration.

This webinar will be conducted via ZOOM. If your registration is accepted, you will receive an email with a ZOOM invitation link and password on the day of the event.


We hope to welcome many of you at this webinar!


The BLCCJ office



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