Booking Information


Taste of Australia, Japan 2017

Tokyo and Osaka, Japan


16-18 May 2017


Food & Beverage


See event brochure

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Taste of Australia - Professional Tasting Tokyo and Osaka

About event :

Austrade invites Australian exporters and/or their Japanese importers to participate in this premium food and beverage showcase, targeting key customers and influencers in Japan’s high-end Retail and Foodservice market supply channels.

This is an invitation-only event held in the beautiful garden surrounds of the Australian Embassy (Tokyo), and for the first time in Osaka at The Garden Oriental (Osaka is the hub of Kansai Region – Japan’s second largest commercial centre).

Over 600 Japanese-based decision makers and influencers are due to attend including chefs, sommeliers, and purchasing managers from hotels and restaurants, buyers from retail chains and wholesalers, and industry media representatives.

This event is a part of the Taste of Australia promotion, designed to profile Australian premium food and beverages in Japan. The 2017 Taste of Australia Menu Competition will be launched at this event.

Who should participate:

Australian Food and Beverage businesses and/or their Japanese importers:

  • with existing export sales to Japan, seeking in-market growth 
  • that offer products suitable for Japan’s premium market.
Austrade package:

For detailed information about this event and the participation package, please refer to the event brochure (pdf).

How to apply:

Apply to participate in this event using the register button below.

Acceptance of your application is not confirmed until you have received formal notification from Austrade. Austrade is not bound to accept any application and shall only do so at its sole discretion so as to best facilitate export and foreign direct investment.

Express your interest by:

31 March 2017

Travel details:

Australian travellers should be aware of the increased threat of terrorism globally and should consult the Australian Government’s General Advice to Australian Travellers, which is available at

All Australians travelling overseas, whether for tourism or business or for short or long stays, are encouraged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) before travel. The registration information provided by you will help DFAT to find you in an emergency – whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or a family emergency. It may also be used to pass other information to you, such as: new travel advisories, notice of elections and information on other matters relevant to travellers and expatriates.

Australian citizens can register online at

Please note:

Austrade will only work with clients that maintain appropriate business ethics, and demonstrate a commitment to legal obligations including anti-bribery laws, both in Australia and overseas markets. For further information, please visit

For more information please contact:
David Jamieson
Trade Advisor
Austrade Melbourne
T: +61 3 9648 3132

Kaori Shinoda
Senior Business Development Manager
Austrade Tokyo
T: +81 3 5232 3951

Takehiro Yoshimoto
Senior Business Development Manager
Austrade Osaka
T: +81 6 6941 9383