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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?


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.


Jan. 8, 2013

Germans Head to Crete to Harvest Olives

In a unique partnership, people from Germany are visiting to Crete to experience the olive harvest first hand.

Dec. 7, 2012

Warm Weather Taking Toll on Greek Olives

The extended summer drought has lead some olive oil producing areas of Greece to lower oil production than usual, diminishing revenue in critical times.

Dec. 1, 2012

Production Up, Consumption Down in Greece

Nevermind an increase in local olive oil production, Greek consumers are being forced to find cheaper alternatives.

Nov. 5, 2012

Greece Backs Olive Oil Exports with €10M

After some encouraging results with other agricultural products, Greece will support exports of olive oil to promising markets.

Oct. 17, 2012

Agriculture Minister Sees Labeling Regulation as Good for Greek Olive Oil

According to the Greek Minister of Agriculture, the 432/2012 regulation of the EU will help Greek olive oil make a bigger impact and advertise its quality.

Oct. 4, 2012

Terra Creta Organizes Conference

Visitors from 14 countries and 50 local farmers have signed up for the Terra Creta olive oil conference held in Hania, Crete, next week.

Aug. 15, 2012

Greece Has No Real Strategy to Promote its Olive Oil

The Greek olive oil sector, a potentially flourishing industry, seems to have been left with no vision and no strategic plan by the Greek state.

Apr. 25, 2012

Greek Olive Oil Mills on the Road to Perdition

The European Commission has decided to find solutions for the troubled olive oil sector in Europe. Mills in Greece stagnate, and it is more than urgent to overcome their structural problems.