Sep. 21, 2022
All Greek producers of Kalamon olives will be able to sell them as Kalamata olives. Producers in Messenia argue it will devalue their PDO certification.
Sep. 6, 2022
Exporters would earn more with branded products, however, entering the Italian market requires resources beyond the reach of many small Greek producers.
Sep. 6, 2022
Hail on the Chalkidiki peninsula damaged up to 20 percent of the region’s olives, incurring an estimated €1.8 million in damages.
Aug. 23, 2022
The four young co-founders of Monogram used their professional backgrounds to found an award-winning olive oil brand in Kalamata.
Aug. 10, 2022
The grove comprises 21 olive varieties from countries around the world. Its creators hope it fosters a sense of peace and community among olive-producing nations.
Jun. 22, 2022
The court ruled that only Messenian producers can use the term ‘Kalamata Olives’ to market their Kalamon olives.
Jun. 17, 2022
Despite a challenging harvest season, producers, farmers and bottlers from across Greece combined to earn a total of 79 awards at the 2022 NYIOOC.
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.
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.
Jun. 29, 2021
Winners from Greece continue to share their enthusiasm for their record number of NYIOOC awards, a sign that the Greek olive oil sector is alive and well.
Jun. 22, 2021
The record success of Greek producers at the 2021 NYIOOC was partially driven by exceptional performances from producers on the southwestern Peloponnese peninsula.
Jun. 7, 2021
With the highest ever turnout from Greece, producers from Crete were among the most successful at this year’s NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition.
May. 4, 2021
Producers can save money and be more sustainable by shipping olive mill wastewater to local biogas production plants.
May. 3, 2021
Industry professionals believe that the reopening of the food businesses could put the stagnant market back in motion.
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.