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World Green Tea Conference 2022

"World Green Tea Conference 2022"Conference Details

Organizer

  • The 8th O-CHA Festival Executive Committee
  • World Green Tea Association

Date

10th October 2022 PM1:30~PM4:30 (Door open at PM1:00)

Venue

The Shizuoka Convention and Arts Center "Granship"

11th Floor Conference Hall "Winds"

(2-3-1 Higashi Shizuoka Suruga-ku, Shizuoka-city)

Chairperson

Osamu SUMIKAWA (Institute of Fruit Tree and Tea Science, NARO)

Contents

The world tea consumption is increasing, and people have started to aware about the health. These background and economic conditions, tea exporting countries are increasing their consumptions in their own countries, and is predicted that world's green tea production will continue to increase. In addition, exports of Japanese tea are on the rise, and the export value of Japanese green tea in 2021 reached a record high of 20.4 billion yen.

At the World Green Tea Conference 2022, representatives of the tea industry in Europe and the U.S., which are the main export destinations of Japanese tea, will give presentations to let us know the latest trends in tea. At the session II, the panelists who actually sell Japanese tea at overseas will discuss what is happening and we explore the diverse potential of Japanese tea.

Speaker

  • Osamu SUMIKAWA (Institute of Fruit Tree and Tea Science, NARO)
  • Dr. Sharon HALL (Chief Executive, UKTIA)
  • Maximilian WITTIG (Secretary General German Tea & Herbal Infusions Association)
  • Rona TISON (Executive Vice President/Corporate Relations & PR - ITO EN (North America) INC.)

Panelist

  • Sara KADOWAKI (President, Sara’s Tea Caddie, LLC)
  • Katsutoshi FURUHASHI (President, Maruzen Tea Co., Ltd.)
  • Ian CHUN (CEO, Matcha Latte Media KK)
  • Florent WEUGUE (Manager, Thes du Japon)

 

Language

Japanese (*Overseas speakers' video presentation will be translated in Japanese.)

*The video presentations by foreign speakers in English will be posted on our web after the after the conference.

 

Contact

World Green Tea Association

Zip code: 422-8067

14-1 Minamicho, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka city, Shizuoka JAPAN

Phone: +81 54 654 3700