Aug. 17, 2021
The ongoing drought has led to wildfires burning around the country, damaging olive trees, and further diminishing the prospects of the 2021 harvest.
Aug. 4, 2021
Some olive-producing regions in Greece are expecting yields to fall by 70 to 90 percent after a year of erratic weather conditions.
Aug. 2, 2021
By studying the molecular and physiological profiles of the drupes during the stages of development, researchers hope to optimize olive oil and table olive production.
Jul. 20, 2021
Funding for Greek farmers is expected to exceed €20 billion under the new subsidy program. However, some worry that small olive growers will miss out.
Jul. 12, 2021
The association argues that the application of Nutri-Score on the island’s olive oil and honey would be catastrophic for producers and consumers alike.
Jul. 8, 2021
While olive oil consumption increases in the wealthy North American country, the share belonging to Greek olive oil has remained stagnant.
Apr. 16, 2021
Organic and always served with olive oil, wild veggies are a staple dish in Greece and a source of vitamins and nutrients.
Mar. 3, 2021
Producers are asking the government to repeal a law allowing the term ‘Kalamata’ to be used outside of Messenia. A new PDO designation could be the solution.
Feb. 17, 2021
Anita Zachou is determined to turn Mykonos into a leading olive oil tourism destination, even though the island produces no EVOO of its own.
Feb. 15, 2021
From charitable efforts to reversing desertification, olive trees and olive oil continue to play a fundamental role in Greek society.
Jun. 5, 2020
A heatwave during the critical flowering stage was enough to raise concerns among growers for their expected yields.
May. 21, 2020
Celebrating good results after a tough year and acknowledging the steps needed to continue producing high-quality oil in a changing climate were among the themes discussed by winning producers.
May. 18, 2020
Greek brands had their best showing ever, earning an all-time record of 69 of the world's most coveted olive oil quality awards.
Mar. 30, 2020
Greek olive oil remains in high demand among national consumers as the country's economic growth is predicted to grind to a halt.
Feb. 24, 2020
The minister of agriculture has called for a plan to support the olive oil industry after private storage aid was rejected as inefficient for the Greek sector
Feb. 19, 2020
A revised list of tariffs on E.U. products spares Greek olive oils.