May. 2, 2017
Producers, marketers, and exporters of this year's best Greek olive oils share what their NYIOOC awards mean to them, how they manage to produce olive oils good enough to earn top honors, and how this fits in with their company philosophies.
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.
Aug. 1, 2016
Branches from the Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves have been used in ceremonies at each summer Olympics since the Athens Games in 2004. The wreath cutting ceremony was accompanied by an ancient dance ritual.
Jul. 3, 2016
Mamidakis ran a large oil and gas company and produced an award-winning olive oil on his family's Estate on Crete.
May. 26, 2016
The Association of Cretan Olive Municipalities and the International Olive Council are offering free copies of two educational books about olive oil to the children of tourists who visit Crete, Greece.
May. 2, 2016
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.
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.