Greek Woman Breaks World Record for Longest Garlic Braid (video)

A Greek woman from Nea Vyssa, in Evros, the northeastern part of Greece, broke the world record in garlic knitting after she made a...

Drought-Hit Cretan Farmers Braced for 40% Loss of 2018’s Crop

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo As reported earlier this year by Greek Reporter, the island of Crete has been suffering from a difficult drought. In April, the island had only...

Greek Professor, Team Invent Mini Olive-Oil Mill, Quality Tester

University of Athens Associate Professor Prokopios Magiatis and his team have invented some unusual devices. Now, their latest innovation, the Olive Predictor, helps olive-oil producers...

Why Greek Olive Oil Is the Best In the World

If you deconstruct Greece, you will in the end see an olive tree, a grapevine, and a boat remain. That is, with as much,...

Greece Approves Medicinal Cannabis Law

Greece's parliament has approved a bill allowing the production of medicinal cannabis, with the government coalition and centrist parties voting in favor. The main opposition...

Canadian Firm Plans Production of Medicinal Cannabis in Greece

A Canadian company is planning medicinal cannabis investment in Greece, as a bill on Canabis production and use was passed in principle by the...

Thirteen Greek Olive Oils Awarded in 2017

Thirteen Greek extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) have been awarded among the most highly acclaimed olive oils in the world because of their success...
International Olive Oil Competition to Take Place in Delphi

Delphi to Host International Olive Oil Competition

A world leader in extra virgin olive oil production, as well as the world’s third largest olive oil producer, Greece is also a leader in...

Consumers issue SOS for Greek feta cheese

Professors, journalists and consumers have banded together to found a ‘Friends of Feta Club’ to promote the Greek cheese's EU status as protected designation of origin...

Greek Farmers’ Convoy Rolls Into Thessaloniki (video)

Dozens of angry farmers drove their tractors into the center of Thessaloniki on Thursday, furious over austerity policies they claim threaten their livelihood. Thursday's action...

Angry Greek Farmers Block City Center with Tractors (photos)

Dozens of protesting farmers have driven their tractors into the center of the town of Lamia in central Greece, angry over austerity policies they claim...

Greece to Implement Genetic Identification of Olive Tree Varieties

The genetic identification of Greek varieties of olive trees is about to begin in order to register all varieties, according to the Ministry of...

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