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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...

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...

You’d Better Believe it: Fascinating Facts about Greece

Everyone knows that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, the birthplace of democracy, that it has a stunningly beautiful coastline, and that our...

Olive Oil, Cheese and Fish Lead to Boom in Greek Exports for 2018

The Panhellenic Exporters Association published new data on Thursday which show a significant increase in Greek food exports between 2017 and 2018. The data show...

Greek Olive Oil Ranks First Among 30 Countries

A Greek olive oil produced in Laconia ranked first among oils from 30 countries as the Best Condimento-Flavored Olive Oil for 2018. The prize...
Olive groves by the sea in northeastern Crete, Greece

Greek Olive Oil Website Celebrates 2nd Birthday

For two years, the Greek Liquid Gold: Authentic Extra Virgin Olive Oil website has been sharing news and information about the high quality and...

Thessaloniki Entrepreneur Adds Real Gold to Greek Olive Oil

Homer called Greece's olive oil "liquid gold" more than 2,500 years ago. These are the two words that inspired Thessaloniki resident Yiannis Tsapanidis to...

Favorite Ways to Eat Olive Oil: Ideas from Greece

What is your favorite way to use olive oil? A typical Greek eats more of this healthy liquid gold than anyone else in the...
Young olive trees on Mount Olympus, with water in the background

Out of Crisis, Back to Tradition: The Story of Nature Blessed Greek Olive Oil

In 2013, after decades in business, Ioanna Damianaki's liquid-fuel distribution company was struggling through the Greek economic crisis. Profits were down due to a decrease...
An older man smelling olive oil from a blue glass, with a younger man standing next to him..

Olive Oil Tasting Day Follows Cultural Activities at Delphi

In April, the Zappeion Exhibition Hall in Athens hosted a unique tasting event featuring the 242 extra virgin olive oils that won medals at...

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