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.
Sep. 21, 2020
Lower yield predictions in Spain and Italy open new hopes for Greek olive growers as harvesting begins.
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.
Mar. 27, 2019
Production in Italy and Greece is down sharply. In Spain and Portugal, it's dramatically higher.
Mar. 6, 2019
The small quantity of olive oil that was produced in Crete remains idle since there is no demand from buyers abroad. Producers are demanding compensation.
Feb. 25, 2019
Extra virgin olive oils from Crete were found to contain the highest polyphenols load. Two-phase processing was also found to better preserves phenols in olive oil.
Feb. 4, 2019
After a bad harvest, olive farmers and oil producers may not be able to receive compensation. However, small producers have a chance to shine in a depleted field of competitors.