greek olive oil

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.

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.
Special Report

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.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

Greek Trade Group Proposes National Strategy for Olive Oil

The National Interbranch Olive Oil Association unveiled a strategy to create a stable environment and boost exports.
Special Report

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.

54 Greek Olive Oils Awarded at NYIOOC

Greek producers earned more awards at the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition than ever before.