Greek Nutrition Competition Ecotrophelia 2014

The Greek Food Industry Association (SEVT) publishes the competition Ecotrophelia 2014 for ecological and innovative nutrition products. The competition, which is held as part...

The Greek Merchant Fleet is “Sinking”

According to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), the merchant vessels that are registered at the Greek merchant navy hardly reach the number of 1,909....

Tobacco Smuggling Soars In Greece

With the government increasing taxes across the board, more Greeks are turning to buying smuggled tobacco products, costing the country at least 600 million...

Calantzopoulos Named Philip Morris CEO

André Calantzopoulos, 55, will take over the leadership of the international tobacco company Philip Morris on May 8 following his appointment on March 18...

Greek Legislation Stops Commercialization of Hydrogen Car

Students of the Technical University of Crete have built a hydrogen car that has won international awards, yet Greek legislation prevents production of the...

Greek Saffron as Good as Gold

Alexander the Great used it to heal his battle wounds, Cleopatra used to bathe with it, while it makes most dishes tastier, makes skin...

Russian Embargo Causes Damages of €50 Million

Market experts estimate that the damages the Russian food embargo will cause to the Greek economy will be at least 50 million euros. Fruit growers, fish farmers...

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...

Sheep Export from Crete to Libya

The fourth live sheep export from the Greek island of Crete to Libya is in progress. On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2,500 sheep will be transported...

Greek Products Dominating the US Market

Greece is one of the largest exporters to the US in a range of alimentary products like olives, fish, legumes, and cheese as well...

Turkey Absorbs Biggest Part of Greece’s Exports

During the period from January to April 2013, Greek exports amounted to 8,933,100 euros, according to data released by the Panhellenic Exporters Association. In comparison...

Athens Reluctant Over Wish of Turkish Premier to Visit Thrace

Athens is very reluctant to agree with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to visit Thrace where muslim minorities live. The Turkish premier along with members of...

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