What is the certification program of Japanese Food and Ingredient Supporter Stores Overseas?
This program was designed to certify overseas restaurants, bars and retailers which carry Japanese food and beverages as official “Japanese Food Supporters” in order to further promote Japanese agricultural, forestry, fishery and food products around the world.
*Notification about Renewed Criteria for Taste of Japan
Please take note that we have updated the criteria for posting on the Taste of Japan site and it is now limited to Japanese Food and Ingredient Supporter Stores.
To apply for being listed on Taste of Japan site, please fill in the application form below to become a Japanese Food and Ingredient Supporter Store.
If you are not a Japanese Food and Ingredient Supporter Store, but you have already posted information on the Taste of Japan site and you wish to continue posting on the site, please apply to become a Japanese Food and Ingredient Supporter Store by submitting an application.
- Benefits of Japanese food supporter store certification -
・ Ability to promote the sales and use of Japanese food products by utilizing the Japanese food supporter store logo and certificate.
・ Store information can be posted on the Taste of Japan website.
・ Qualifies to receive e-mail magazines for Japanese food supporter stores with information such as Japanese food products and events by JETRO.
(Please note that some stores may not be able to receive this service.)
*Once the application is submitted, certification will be approved after a review by the certification organization or the operation/management organization.
*There is no cost to apply or register as Japanese food supporter store, nor any annual membership fee.
Japanese Food and Ingredient Support Store Certification Guideline The ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Home page
Japanese Food and Ingredient Support Store Certification Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Home page
Japanese Food and Ingredient Support Store Certification the Organization to Promote Japanese Restaurants Abroad (JRO) Home page