May. 3, 2022
Officials and olive oil professionals on the island want to encourage food entrepreneurs to use locally-produced olive oil in taverns, restaurants and hotels.
Mar. 16, 2022
Greeks mostly adhere to the diet's standards with the addition of red meat and snacks.
Mar. 11, 2022
After the 2008 financial crisis, a Greek-American returned to their homeland to breathe new life into a centuries-old olive oil culture.
Dec. 7, 2021
Local producers have joined forces with scientists In Chania, Crete, to identify, analyze and transfer the DNA identity of olive oil from the field to the bottle, achieving authenticity and traceability for their local products.
Sep. 29, 2021
In his third book, Vasilios Frantzolas dispels production myths still prevalent in Greece.
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.
Dec. 9, 2020
In his latest work, Stelios Faitakib seeks to show the long and storied history of Greek olive oil production through a uniquely Greek medium.
Oct. 27, 2020
Early seasonal prices have reached €3.80 per kilo while the lack of foreign workers has prevented some harvesting activities in Greece.
Oct. 12, 2020
For three generations the Gyftakis family has crafted extra virgin olive oil in one of the most fertile regions of Greece. Over time, they have learned to let nature take its course and attentively reap its rewards.
Oct. 5, 2020
Around 145,000 beneficiaries of the program are expected to receive €300 per hectare of olive grove if the plan receives approval from the European Commission.
Oct. 1, 2020
Apostolos Porsanidis-Kavvadias is following in the footsteps of his grandfather, returning to Corfu to revitalize the family olive grove and the island’s olive oil sector.