greek olive oil

Feb. 19, 2020

Greek Olive Oil Gets New Exemption From US Tariffs

A revised list of tariffs on E.U. products spares Greek olive oils.

Apr. 17, 2019

Olive Oil Drives Growth of Greek Agri-food Sector

Olive oil was the largest Greek agri-food export last year and the fourth-largest export overall, according to a new report. Its success has renewed the call from farmers for government backing.

Mar. 6, 2019

After Tough Harvest, Producers in Crete Ask for Compensation

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. 4, 2019

Greek Producers Report Poor Harvest for Quantity, Quality

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.

Oct. 1, 2018

Why One Good EVOO in Your Kitchen Is Not Enough

Olive oils, like wines, should be chosen to produce the ideal combination with the foods you're preparing.

Sep. 10, 2018

Restaurants in Greece Slow to Adopt New Rules for Olive Oil Service

Six months after the new rule banning refillable bottles, the restaurants who apply it are still an exception.

Nov. 28, 2017

Making Olive Oil in Sun-Drenched Hot Spot

While Mykonos, Santorini, and the other small islands of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea are famous to vacationers, they also make olive oil the locals are proud of.

Nov. 15, 2017

Athens Conference Aims to Increase Global Market Share for Greek Oils

The olive oil scientific society FILAIOS will be hosting a conference at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at 5:00 PM tomorrow (November 16th, 2017).

Nov. 8, 2017

Greek Event on Hospitality and New 'Cruet Ban'

The benefits of standardized olive oil in the food service industry will be highlighted during a November 15 event in Athens.

Nov. 8, 2017

Drought Unlikely to Affect Yield, Say Some Greek Producers

Dry conditions over the last six months in Greece have created anxiety in the olive oil industry over yield this season. Producers are reporting, however, that their production might be better than expected.

Aug. 8, 2017

The Unstoppable Journey of Yanni's Olive Grove

How this resourceful Greek couple transformed their struggling olive tree business into an award-winning olive oil producer on the frontlines of cutting-edge research in the battle against Alzheimer's.

Jun. 13, 2017

Economic Downturn Spurs Return to Family Farms

In the face of economic hardships, many young Greeks return to work the family olive groves that have been kept in their families for generations.

May. 2, 2017

Greek Olive Oil Producers React to NYIOOC Wins

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.

Feb. 26, 2014

Adulterating Greek Olive Oil Will Not Boost Competitiveness

An agency is proposing Greece allow olive oil blended with other oils on the Greek market. Will this approach backfire?

Feb. 24, 2014

Greek Producers Look Beyond Gold

They may have won gold in New York, but two Greek olive oil producers are still aiming high and remembering their roots.

Feb. 20, 2014

Olive Oil Package Design Top of Mind During Greek Crisis

Greek bottling companies are performing at their best as olive oil producers seek to stand out from the crowd with innovative designs.

Nov. 5, 2013

Greek Olive Oil Production Down Fifty Percent

Weather and other natural conditions are being blamed for destroying crops during a critical point of the season.

Oct. 1, 2013

Finding Success Exporting Greek Olive Oil

Oliver Frick focuses on Germany. "I believe there is a nice connection, and Germans continue to appreciate Greek extra-virgin olive oil.”

Sep. 19, 2013

Greek Police Investigate Olive Oil Stolen at Gunpoint

Greek police are investigating olive oil robberies at gunpoint that occurred over the past few weeks.

Jul. 30, 2013

Top Greek Olive Oil Brand Helps 3,000 Families During Crisis

More than 3,000 needy Greek families received a year's supply of extra virgin olive oil from the country's most popular brand.

Jul. 18, 2013

Greek Olive Oil Gets Traction, But Will it Last?

Greek olive oil exports have posted strong gains in foreign markets thanks to Spain’s reduced crop. But will the good times roll?

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