Greece

Thessaloniki Conference Examines New Strategies for Greek Table Olive Sector

A meeting on the Greek table olive industry offered new strategies for the sector and revealed a mostly unknown and resilient cultivar with unique qualities.

More Greek Winners Reflect on Their NYIOOC Awards

Greek producers like these NYIOOC winners have studied modern olive oil production methods and engaged in the persistent efforts necessary to make some of the world's best olive oils.
Special Report

Greeks Prepare for the Worst as Xylella Threat Looms

The late incidents in Spain cause anxiety in Greece, where no appearance of the pathogen has been recorded.

54 Greek Olive Oils Awarded at NYIOOC

Greek producers earned more awards at the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition than ever before.
Olive Oil Times Special

Landslide in Western Greece Sweeps Olive Trees Away

About 2,500 centenarian olive trees were swallowed by the tumbling soil.

Report Advises Greek Exporters to Innovate

After an analysis of the American olive oil market, the Greek Embassy in Washington says innovation is the key for Greek olive oil exporters.
Special Report

Kalamata Olives to be Added to Greek National List of Plant Varieties

Officials in Greece want to commercialize the Kalamata name to enhance trade prospects.

Greek Olive Variety Makri Awaiting EU PDO Status

Makri is an indigenous Greek olive variety cultivated in Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece close to the border with Turkey, a region located in the western part of the geographical and historical region known as Thrace.