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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.

Apr. 16, 2012

Conference Offers More Ideas for Greek Olive Oil Marketers

New marketing concepts were proposed for Greek olive oil producers at the 5th Greek Olive Oil Festival in Athens.

Mar. 29, 2012

Olive Oil Could Help Greece Restart its Economy

To recover from the crisis and restart its economy Greece should strategically focus on energy, tourism, and agricultural products like olive oil and olives.

Mar. 13, 2012

Extra Virgin of Messini More than Liquid Gold

Extra virgon olive oil produced from trees in Messini, near Kalamata, were found to contain the largest quantities of the well-known oleocanthal and other anti-inflammatory substances.

Feb. 9, 2012

Golden Bless America

Just to the left of the Adult Depot in a Calgary strip center, Gus Kolias runs Golden Bless America distributing Greek olive oil and fulfilling the dream of his cousin Theo.

Dec. 28, 2011

Greeks Turn to Lower Quality Olive Oil During Crisis

During the current financial crisis, demand for first quality standardized olive oil has declined in Greece. The explanation relies in the cuts to wages and the limitation of household resources in general.

Dec. 27, 2011

The Story of Golden Bless Olive Oil (So Far)

Theodoros was constantly asking me to help him to bring his oil to America. I tried to avoid him but when he started showing up my hangout - Jack’s Taverna, he took advantage of me at my weakest moments.

Dec. 13, 2011

Study of Greek Olive Oil Sector Urges Producers to 'Standardize'

A new study finds weaknesses in the Greek olive oil industry and suggests ways to overcome the problems by achieving economies of scale.

Jun. 28, 2011

Biolea and Astarti Win Quality Awards

A Greek culinary publication presented quality awards in Athens recently to two olive oil producers in recognition for their exceptional products.

Feb. 7, 2011

Promoting (Real) Greek Food to Culinary Tourists

Industry experts, journalists, and chefs from around the world gathered in Athens to discuss the importance of food and gastronomy in Greek tourism.

Jan. 30, 2011

Panagiotis Karantonis: Greek Olive Oil Must Build On Quality

“If we are talking about a price oriented market, Greece wouldn’t have a chance. That means pushing through, with a national effort, a well-implemented plan."

Jan. 20, 2011

Nikos Zachariadis, Agricultural Cooperative of Kritsa

Kritsa is a cooperative at the top of its game, thanks to an ideal microclimate, passionate growers and skilled management by former military man, Nikos Zachariadis.

Dec. 22, 2010

Star Chef Recalls the Humble Cretan Tastes of his Childhood

"When I prepare dishes that are based on wild greens and legumes, many of the locals may be offended by the simple ingredients that I use.” Yiannis Tsivourakis

Dec. 3, 2010

World's Most Expensive Olive Oil Brand Splits with Supplier

Lambda, the high-design olive oil with the sticker shock price tag and its suuplier, the award-winning Kritsa Cooperative on Crete have parted ways, a source at the cooperative told Olive Oil Times.

Dec. 2, 2010

Olive Oil Flows at Harvest Time on Crete

A visit to Crete during harvest time is an opportunity to see olive growers and mills at full tilt and to sample the region's flagship olive oil pressed just minutes before.

Sep. 1, 2010

Olive Oil Maker Finds Inspiration in Ancient Words and Deeds

"We are inspired by Ancient Greece to produce extra virgin olive oil with no industrial process. If it means producing only a certain amount each year that is okay with me.” Constantine Scrivanos