Dec. 6, 2016
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.
Sep. 20, 2016
The olive fly, a heat wave, and a drought are likely to lead to a reduced production of 200,000 to 250,000 metric tons of olive oil in Greece this year.
Mar. 25, 2016
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.
Feb. 29, 2016
Greek olive oil producers and their designers are presenting innovative brands and packages inspired by a rich cultural heritage.
Nov. 30, 2015
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, 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. 3, 2015
Dozens of volunteers in the Athens suburb of Glyfada began harvesting olives from trees growing on public land to provide oil for local residents.
Jul. 29, 2015
Aris Kefalogiannis discusses his company’s continued success, the Greek economic crisis, and the urgent need for reform in Greece.