Greek Olive Branch Sent to Rio to Symbolize Peace in Olympics Opening Ceremony
Branches from the Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves have been used in ceremonies at each summer Olympics since the Athens Games in 2004. The wreath cutting ceremony was accompanied by an ancient dance ritual.
Kyriakos Mamidakis, Award-Winning Olive Oil Producer, Dies
Mamidakis ran a large oil and gas company and produced an award-winning olive oil on his family's Estate on Crete.
For Children Visiting Crete, a Free Book on Olive Oil Culture
The Association of Cretan Olive Municipalities and the International Olive Council are offering free copies of two educational books about olive oil to the children of tourists who visit Crete, Greece.
Producers of the Best Greek Olive Oils React to Their NYIOOC Awards
Award-winning Greek producers discuss their reactions to the New York International Olive Oil Competition results and their efforts to produce the best olive oils in the world.
The 2nd Cretan Olive Oil Competition took place March 19 to 20 in Rethymno, Crete, awarding prizes for the best standardized conventional and organic Cretan extra virgin olive oils from the 2015-16 production season.
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