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Mar. 7, 2016

New York Gala Benefits At-Risk Kids in Greece

The sold-out 'Blue Ball' was billed as a Venetian-style masquerade and casino night.

Mar. 25, 2015

Crete Gets its Own Olive Oil Competition

The first Cretan Olive Oil Competition was held to promote high-quality Cretan olive oil brands and improve their position in local and global markets.

Mar. 25, 2015

Expo Abounds with Quality Greek EVOO

At the Food Expo in Athens, efforts to produce high-quality EVOOs in the midst of economic crisis were finally paying off.


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.

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?

Apr. 24, 2013

Prizes for Greek Olive Oils in Top Competition

Olive oil producers from Greece collected two gold and thirteen silver awards at the New York International Olive Oil Competition..

Mar. 13, 2013

Encouraging Signs for Greek Olive Oil

The Greek Ministry of Agriculture expects olive oil exports to rise in 2013, with new tools to reach broader markets.

Mar. 11, 2013

Contest Helps Young Greeks Start a Food Business

An initiative in Greece intends to support the best ideas for starting a business in the agricultural sector.

Feb. 18, 2013

Time for Greek Olive Oil to 'Solve for X'

The Greek olive oil industry could take a cue from Google's concept of "moonshot thinking" to solve the overwhelming problems it faces.

Jan. 24, 2013

Objections Raised to Kalamata PDO Amendment

The ‘Kalamata’ PDO amendment will not be a smooth process -- objections have been raised and more time will be needed to sort things out.