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...

Ten Foods Not To Miss While In Greece

by Katrina Hatchett When traveling, one of the things you are bound to look forward to the most is the food. There are so many...

The Ten Greek Delicacies You Must Sample on Your Greek Vacation

Greece, as everyone knows, is a country steeped in history and enveloped in the warm embrace of the Mediterranean Sea. However, this beautiful country...

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...
a Greek olive grove

Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oils Capture 134 Awards in London

Although Greek olive farmers faced difficulties due to pests and extreme weather in the past harvest year, many producers that worked hard to compensate...
Antonia Trichopoulou addressing the audience at the Food Expo in Athens

Greek Expert Discusses Olive Oil’s Central Role in the Best Diet for 2019

World-renowned Mediterranean diet expert Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou talked to a Greek audience about “Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Secrets We All Know” at the...

Greece Loses Battle Over Lower Taxes for Tsipouro and Tsikoudia

The European Court rejected Greece's appeal on Thursday to set a lower excise tax for tsipouro and tsikoudia, two of the most traditional and...

Greek Chef Makes 3,378 Burgers in One Hour for Guinness Record

Greek chef Akis Petretzkis broke a Guinness World Record Thursday in Thessaloniki when he cooked up 3,378 burgers in the space of a single...

Unraveling the Mystery of Longevity on Ikaria, Greece (video)

Ikaria, a beautiful island located in the eastern Aegean, may look similar to any number of other Greek islands, but there is one vital...
One & Olive olive oil, the top Greek winner at the Athena International Olive Oil Competition

Greek Olive Oils Win 65 Medals at International Competition in Greece

At the 4th edition of the Athena International Olive Oil Competition this spring, Greek olive oils took home 65 medals and a number of...

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,...

Greek Plant Producing Iconic Vlachas Milk to Shut Down

The plant producing the iconic condensed Vlachas milk, which was part of the nutrition of Greek children for decades, is to shut down and...

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