Articles about Greece
Expo Abounds with Quality Greek EVOO
At the Food Expo in Athens, efforts to produce high-quality EVOOs in the midst of economic crisis were finally paying off.
Sacred Olives: Athena’s Tree on the Acropolis
Atop the Acropolis of Athens stands an olive tree that is a symbol of hundreds of years of dedication and reverence.
EVOO Research Hits a Wall in Greece
Greece is in the midst of a brain drain that forces the brightest to seek work abroad. But it gets worse.
An Olive Oil ‘Odyssey’ at Winter Fancy Food
The olive oil association Sevitel organized a seminar on Greek olive oil at the Fancy Food Show that offered perspectives by a diverse panel of experts.
Bucking the Trend: Why Olive Oil Prices in Greece are Falling
The latest reports on pricing for bulk sales of extra virgin olive oil in Greece show a steep decline as olive oil prices surge elsewhere. How can it be?
Routine Meeting on Crete Turns Out To Be No ‘Big Deal’
A routine meeting on Crete last week has set off a flurry of reports of a major agreement that the meeting participants say never happened.
Costco Reportedly Inks Deal with Greek Producer
Costco representatives and U.S. distributor Tassos Chronopoulos made a deal with Cretan olive oil producer Botzakis, S.A.
Corfu Farmer Strikes Green Gold
A family on a Greek island not known for quality olive oil is breaking with tradition, while rediscovering a native variety high in phenols.
More Imports of Greek Olive Oil to Japan
Greece exported record amounts of olive oil to Japan in 2012 and 2013, however production is expected to decline sharply.
19 Greek Olive Oils Among the World’s Best for 2014
Nineteen Greek olive oils earned a coveted spot as ‘one of the best’ at this year’s New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC).
Greek Olive Oil Producers Struggle in China
Greek olive oil producers and distributors are finding that their products have not been an easy sell in China.
Greek Policy on Olive Oil Labeling in Disarray
Predictably, the flip-flopping on permitted health claims on olive oil labels in Greece stems from politics
Greek Proposal to Mix Oils a ‘Cause for War’
Greeks are in an uproar over a proposal to blend their olive oils with cheaper ones in an effort to boost the country’s economy.