Protesting Farmers Clash with Police in Athens (video)

Protesting farmers from Crete on Wednesday clashed with riot police outside the Ministry of Rural Development and Food, with the latter resorting to extensive...

Dairy Producers Outraged That Greek Feta Has Lost PDO Status in EU-Canada Trade Deal

The federation SEVGAP, which represents local dairy products industries has spoken out regarding reports released earlier this week that feta cheese produced in Greece...

Protesting Farmers Gather in Central Athens

About 2,000 farmers gathered in central Athens to rally against new tax and security contribution measures, with Greek Communist Party (KKE) leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas...

Farmers to Rally in Athens on February 14

Farmers will be continuing their ongoing fight against tax hikes and social security contribution payments in yet another protest planned in downtown Athens for...

Farmers Gather at Thessaloniki International Trade Fair to Send ‘Political Message’

Almost 300 people from the agriculture industry across Greece gathered together symbolically outside the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair on Thursday, to send a "political...

Greek Police Fail to Block Farmers in Thessaloniki Center (video)

Greek police on Thursday failed to stop protesting farmers who reached with their tractors the entrance of the Thessaloniki International Fair. Dozens of farmers gathered...

Farmers Protest Over Austerities by Blocking Roads, Threaten Closure of Border Crossing

Protests took place on Friday throughout various parts of the national highway in Greece. They were led by farmers who are rallying against the...

Greek Farmers Mobilize Against Harsh Economic Measures

The farmers of Tyrnavos, central Greece, were the first to take it to the streets on Monday as their colleagues from the rest of...

Greek PM Speaks on Rural Development, has Tiff With Reporters

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday spoke to farmers' representatives while he had a tiff with reporters who were covering the meeting. Tsipras met...

Excise Tax on Wine Backfiring, Shifting 65% of Sales to Black Market

In efforts to raise revenues for the state, in January 2016 the government introduced an excise tax on wine. However, figures show that instead...

Greek Farmers Decide on Roadblocks to Protest Austerity

Greek farmer's unions decided on Saturday to block roads in January to protest the new austerity measures to be implemented as of January 1st. Union...

Farmers Protesting Tax Increase and Cuts to Social Security Close Greek-FYROM Border

The customs office at Evzones, near Greece’s border with FYROM, was blocked by farmers and from the municipality of Peonia on Saturday, who are...

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