Sideritis: Greece’s Famous Mountain Tea and its Ancient Secrets of Healing

Greeks are not known for their love for tea, as the British or the Turkish are. However, when it comes to tea, the first...

European Commission Sues Denmark for Marketing Danish Cheese as “Feta”

The European Commission referred the nation of Denmark to the European Court of Justice on Wednesday, accusing it of violating European Union law in...

There’s More to Greek Cheese Than Just Feta

The first known mention of cheese in ancient Greece was in the epic poem the "Odyssey," where Homer describes in detail the shepherd and...

2019 Set to Be Best Wine Production Year in a Decade for Northern Greece

Experts recently announced that 2019 will be one of the best -- if not the best -- year in a decade in terms of...

Greek Feta Cheese, Ouzo to Receive Protection From Counterfeits in China

China and the European Union will sign an accord in Beijing on Wednesday to protect products which have a specific geographical origin — such...

Climate Change Causes Drop in Grape Harvest in Greece, Affects Winemaking

In the past two years climate change has taken its toll on wine making in Greece by causing the grape harvest to decrease at...

September Heralds Grape Harvesting Time in Greece

Grape harvesting in September is one of the oldest and most beloved traditions in the Greek countryside. Family, neighbors and friends all get together...

Greek Olive Oil Info Site Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

What does an American from Pennsylvania have to do with Greek olive oil? Quite a lot, these days. And Greece produces a lot of...

Greece Bans Imported Pork From Bulgaria Amid African Swine Fever Outbreak

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva said on Friday that Greece has decided to ban imported pork from her country, due to an outbreak of African...

Greeks Among Europeans Valuing Food Safety the Most, Survey Finds

The Greek people seem to be following the general European trend of placing a high value on the safety and security of their food,...

Kalamata’s Théa Extra Virgin Olive Oil Eyes US Market

A newly-founded family business in Kalamata, in the Peloponnese, is hoping to make inroads into the ever-expanding market for high-quality, extra virgin oil in...
The Sakellaropoulos family olive groves, with the Taygetos Mountain in the background

Family Business From Sparta Wins its 100th Prize for Olive Oil Production

Sakellaropoulos Organic Farming, a Greek family business in Sparta, Laconia has become a legend in the world of olive oil production, managing to rack up...

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