Origins of Greek Vasilopita

Vasilopita, as Greek tradition dictates, is cut by families on New Year’s Day to bless the house and bring good luck for the new...

Koulouri of Thessaloniki: History of the Greek Energy Snack

One of the most traditional Greek snacks that awaken the sweetest memories of our childhood is at the same time one of the healthiest...

Coca Cola Investing 11 million euros in Greece’s Production

The Coca-Cola company has announced that it will perform significant investments during 2014, within the frame of its strategic commitment for the company’s presence...

WWF: Four In Ten Greeks Throw Away Food

Despite the impact of the economic crisis on household budgets, four in ten Greeks admit to throwing away food at least once or twice...

The Cretan How-To of the Mediterranean Diet

The popularity of the Mediterranean diet grows year by year more with doctors, nutritionists and research projects from around the world praising the health...

Greek Financial Crisis is Contributing to Obesity

The Hellenic Medical Association for Obesity (HMAO) carried out a new study about the obesity in Greece. In the last 10 years the level...

Santorini’s Cherry Tomato Receives Protected Status

The Greek island of Santorini isn't just famous throughout the world for its beauty, but also for its cherry tomatoes (Tomataki Santorinis), which grow...

Easter Lamb and Kokoretsi From Homer’s Time

Very few know that traditional Greek Easter dishes and their cooking methods were known to the ancient Greeks since five thousand years ago. When Ancient...

Rare Gene Protects Greek Villagers from Cardiovascular Diseases

According to a new study by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK, residents of the small Cretan village of Anogia and surrounding...

Greece 5th in EU in PDO Products

Greece aims to launch 101 products with Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) to foreign markets. Some which were not...
FAGE Headquarters

FAGE Moves its Headquarters from Greece to Luxembourg

Dairy giant FAGE announced that is transferring its headquarters to Luxembourg from Greece. The move is considered a step for the company to  reduce its...

Giant Kourabies wins place in Guinness Book of Records

The giant kourabies or Greek Christmas cookie taht was prepared by a team in Northern Greece eventually exceeded 300 kg. The giant cokie will...

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