Feb. 6, 2023
Greek olive producers seek the establishment of a permanent commission to promote olive exports.
Jan. 30, 2023
Award-Winning Greek Producer Looks East
Olix Oil has achieved success around the world and has now set its sights on Japan.
Jan. 9, 2023
Persistent Warm Weather Causes Headaches for Olive Oil Producers in Greece
Daytime temperatures remain around 20°C in many olive oil-producing areas of the country, undermining the quality of fresh EVOOs.
Jun. 19, 2020
Proposed Standard Would Imperil Greek Exports, Trade Group Warns
Greek trade representatives question the motives behind a "standard of identity" proposed by Spain's Deoleo and an American importers group.
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.
May. 10, 2018
More Greek Winners Reflect on Their NYIOOC Awards
Greek producers like these NYIOOC winners have studied modern olive oil production methods and engaged in the persistent efforts necessary to make some of the world's best olive oils.
May. 1, 2018
54 Greek Olive Oils Awarded at NYIOOC
Greek producers earned more awards at the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition than ever before.
Mar. 27, 2018
A New Generation Leads Laconiko to Excellence
The Pierrakos family has lifted a farm in Greece from a workaday livelihood to an inspired enterprise that produces award-winning oils infused with their vision, passion and purpose
Feb. 26, 2018
Kalamata Olives to be Added to Greek National List of Plant Varieties
Officials in Greece want to commercialize the Kalamata name to enhance trade prospects.
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.
Mar. 3, 2014
Blended Oils 'Bad for Transparency'
Critics say products offering a mix of olive oil and other vegetable oils risk undermining quality and transparency in the olive oil sector.
Mar. 3, 2014
Greek Proposal to Mix Oils a 'Cause for War'
Greeks are in an uproar over a proposal to blend their olive oils with cheaper ones in an effort to boost the country’s economy.
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.