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Jan. 20, 2017

Project in Greece Converts Olive Cultivation Into a Climate Management Tool

For four years, the oLIVE CLIMA Project in Greece has tackled challenges posed by climate change in the Mediterranean by introducing innovative techniques to convert olive cultivation into a climate management tool.

Dec. 31, 2016

Greeks Stock Up on Staples Before Tax Increase

Taxes in Greece will increase on January 1st on basic products such as tobacco, coffee and olive oil. Locals and traders are stocking up before the higher costs take effect.

Dec. 6, 2016

Lower Output in Greece Blamed on Climate

Affected by extended heat and fly attacks, Greece's annual olive oil output is forecast to drop by 17 percent, and Italy's more than double that. Still, Greece remains a surplus country with a loyal client base and strong export potential.

May. 2, 2016

Producers of the Best Greek Olive Oils React to Their NYIOOC Awards

Award-winning Greek producers discuss their reactions to the New York International Olive Oil Competition results and their efforts to produce the best olive oils in the world.

Apr. 16, 2016

Few Greek Olive Oils Shine at 2016 NYIOOC

While twenty took awards at the 2016 New York International Olive Oil Competition, the success rate of Greek olive oils fell far behind the other major producing countries.

Mar. 25, 2016

2nd Olive Oil Competition Highlights Cretan Brands

The 2nd Cretan Olive Oil Competition took place March 19 to 20 in Rethymno, Crete, awarding prizes for the best standardized conventional and organic Cretan extra virgin olive oils from the 2015-16 production season.

Mar. 7, 2016

New York Gala Benefits At-Risk Kids in Greece

The sold-out 'Blue Ball' was billed as a Venetian-style masquerade and casino night.

Feb. 29, 2016

The Art of Olive Oil: Greek Package Designs Draw from Deep Cultural Roots

Greek olive oil producers and their designers are presenting innovative brands and packages inspired by a rich cultural heritage.

Dec. 22, 2015

Problems, Prospects for Greek Olive Oil

Sevitel president Grigoris Antoniadis expects a good year for Greek olive oil, with production and price levels returning to normal. He discusses anticipated changes in taxation that could affect the industry.

Nov. 30, 2015

Politicized Debate in Greece Over Proposed EU Increase in Tunisian Quotas

Greek unionists and politicians have belatedly begun to debate the European Commission (EC) proposal to increase duty-free imports of Tunisian olive oil into the EU.

Nov. 27, 2015

Nikos Michelakis on Olive Oil Pricing, the Tunisian Quota, Education and Advocacy

Nikos Michelakis, a sci­en­tific advi­sor of SEDIK, the Association of Cretan Olive Municipalities, and a for­mer direc­tor of the Olive Institute of Chania, recently dis­cussed the sta­tus of the olive oil sec­tor in Greece with Olive Oil Times. Michelakis said the amount of olive oil to be pro­duced this sea­son at the inter­na­tional, national and local lev­els,

Nov. 20, 2015

High Quality, Average Yield Expected from Greece

Preliminary estimates call for an average output of Greek olive oil with excellent quality.

Nov. 3, 2015

In Greece, Volunteers Provide Olive Oil for Families in Need

Dozens of volunteers in the Athens suburb of Glyfada began harvesting olives from trees growing on public land to provide oil for local residents.

Sep. 25, 2015

Greek Producers Weigh Prospects After Tsipras Win

Greek olive oil producers consider the upcoming harvest and the way the political and economic situation may affect their industry after the country’s latest elections.

Aug. 25, 2015

Evo3 Supports Reforestation Projects in Africa

Stratis Camatsos focuses on high-quality extra virgin organic olive oil production and environmental projects with his new brand, evo3.

Jul. 29, 2015

Gaea CEO's Top Priority: 'Keep Serving Our Clients Every Day'

Aris Kefalogiannis discusses his company’s continued success, the Greek economic crisis, and the urgent need for reform in Greece.

Jun. 3, 2015

EVOO Awards Stir Competitive Spirit in Greece

Despite the bleak economic outlook for Greece these days, the future looks bright for producers who strive for quality.

Mar. 25, 2015

Expo Abounds with Quality Greek EVOO

At the Food Expo in Athens, efforts to produce high-quality EVOOs in the midst of economic crisis were finally paying off.

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