Articles about Greece
Greek Olive Oil Production Down Fifty Percent
Weather and other natural conditions are being blamed for destroying crops during a critical point of the season.
Greeks Respond to Calls for New Tests for Olive Oil Quality
We asked three prominent Greeks how they view the proposed adoption of new testing methods for extra virgin olive oils.
Greek Police Investigate Olive Oil Stolen at Gunpoint
Greek police are investigating olive oil robberies at gunpoint that occurred over the past few weeks.
Research Institute in Chania Emerges as Greek Olive Sector Leader
The Institute for Olive Tree and Subtropical Plants has become a leader in research and education for the olive oil sector in Greece.
Winds Blow in Bad Break for Crete
The coming olive harvest on Crete could be off as much as 60 percent after southerly winds brought unfavorable conditions at the worst time.
Greek Olive Oil Producers Turn to China
Greek olive oil producers are looking to China to seize new business opportunities in the midst of a crisis.
Top Greek Olive Oil Brand Helps 3,000 Families During Crisis
More than 3,000 needy Greek families received a year's supply of extra virgin olive oil from the country's most popular brand.
Greek Olive Oil Gets Traction, But Will it Last?
Greek olive oil exports have posted strong gains in foreign markets thanks to Spain’s reduced crop. But will the good times roll?
Crisis Inspires New Packaging for Greek Olive Oil
As olive oil producers in Greece are looking to rebrand, a Greek design competition addressed olive oil packaging for the first time.
Greece Gets ‘Agourelio Chalkidikis’ PDO
Local producers say the distinction adds value to their oil known for its low acidity, bright green color and pleasant bitterness.
Greeks Seek Aid for Olive Crop ‘Disaster’
Unfavorable weather continues has taken its toll on Greece's olive crops, leaving many farmers with little or no production.
Greek Leader Looks to China for Much-Needed Trade
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras visits China this week, with some encouraging signs for Greek olive oil.
The Battle Over Kalamata PDO
While the olives of the Kalamata variety are widely known, the PDO they carry is a cause of contention among producers in Greece.