Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of Messinia

Objections Raised to Kalamata PDO Amendment

The ‘Kalamata’ PDO amendment will not be a smooth process -- objections have been raised and more time will be needed to sort things out.

Extra Virgin of Messini More than Liquid Gold

Extra virgon olive oil produced from trees in Messini, near Kalamata, were found to contain the largest quantities of the well-known oleocanthal and other anti-inflammatory substances.
Special Report

Now Playing: Smartphones and Greek Olive Oil Production

A new promotional video produced by the consulting firm foodstandard for a Greek agricultural union is a stunning presentation of modern olive oil production.