Liz Tagami has a PhD in results; exceeding expectations is her special talent. She is tireless, intelligent, thoughtful, giving, and possesses an uncanny ability to assess market opportunities and seize them, yet her most valued attribute is her unwavering character and spirit. She is an absolute joy to work with.
—Bill Sanders, Founder First Fresh EVOO
Tagami Sourcing & Services, LLC
Liz developed Tagami Sourcing & Services as a business consultancy serving a select portfolio of olive oil producers, both boutique and those of considerable size. Services include assistance with all aspects of preparing for and entering the commercial sector from sourcing suppliers to product, brand, package and label development. Other business-critical services offered include market development, financial planning and forecasting, inventory planning & forecasting, assortment development, and promotional planning.
At this time all consulting work is taken on a retainer basis, however project work can sometimes be negotiated if time allows; please inquire. Additionally, while the business focus is on olive oil, work with other food categories can be considered at times as well.
Other services include work as a olive oil taster, judge, speaker and writer.
- Trained Olive Oil Taster: UCCE Sonoma Research Taste Panel led by Paul Vossen
- Olive Oil Judge: TerraOlivo, Jerusalem; Olive Japan, Tokyo and Napa County Fair
- Service Provider: Director of International Relations, Olive Japan
- Public Speaker: delivering keynotes and participating in panels in five countries
- Contributing Writer: Olive Oil Times and other industry publications
January 2015 Notice: Select Tagami Sourcing & Services business offerings have been transferred to Tagami International, LLC as part of Liz's new role as General Manager of Lucero Olive Oil, LLC. Some restrictions apply. Contact us with any questions about availability.