Crete

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.
Special Report

Students in Crete Learn About Olives

A new initiative in Crete teaches young students to love olive trees and appreciate the benefits of olive oil

Germans Head to Crete to Harvest Olives

In a unique partnership, people from Germany are visiting to Crete to experience the olive harvest first hand.
Olive Oil Times Special

How Terra Creta Makes and Markets Olive Oil

"Sometimes you just need good ideas instead of an awful lot of money." Terra Creta export manager Fotis Sousalis

Terra Creta Organizes Conference

Visitors from 14 countries and 50 local farmers have signed up for the Terra Creta olive oil conference held in Hania, Crete, next week.
Special Report

Culinary Event Provides User’s Manual for Cretan Olive Oil

Students learned how olive oil is used in Cretan cuisine at the award-winning Biolea mill on the Astrikas estate in Kolymbari, Western Crete.

Study of Greek Olive Oil Sector Urges Producers to ‘Standardize’

A new study finds weaknesses in the Greek olive oil industry and suggests ways to overcome the problems by achieving economies of scale.