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Why Greek Olive Oil is the Best in the World

Olive oil, or “Liquid Gold” as Homer called it, has been part of Greece's history since antiquity. It is an irreplaceable part of Greek diet

Why Greek Olive Oil is the Best in the World

Greek olive oil is synonymous with Greek tradition, a healthy diet and its rich history, Called  “Liquid Gold," it epitomizes the country.

Greek Olive Oil Exports Increase by 225% Between 2002-2020

Greek olive oil exports have increased by a remarkable 225% in 2002-2020, SEVITEL found in a new report published this Tuesday.

New Study Shows Huge Benefits of High-Phenolic Early Harvest Olive Oil

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (GAADRD) announced on Monday the results from a groundbreaking new study on the benefits of early-harvest olive oil. Their research, undertaken for the first time...

The Greek Organic Olive Oil Producer Who Won 203 International Awards

Back in the early 1990s the word "organic" meant nothing to most Greeks. Food was food and olives were olives. Sure, there were different kinds of olives -- with the ones from Kalamata being the most popular -- but...

Greek Olive Oil World Trying to Survive Covid-19 Pandemic

By Lisa Radinovsky, Greek Liquid Gold Sandwiched between nations struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, Greece is a surprising success story. But with stay-at-home orders in place for a month, exporters of the country’s flagship products can hardly escape the...

1st Greek Olive Oils of 2019 Harvest Awarded at Biolnovello

Contending with approximately 200 entries, Greek olive oils captured six awards at the Biolnovello organic extra virgin olive oil competition in Italy at the end of last year: two extra gold medals, one gold, and three silvers. One Greek...

Greek Olive Oils Listed Among Best in the World for 2019

The EVOO World Ranking (EVOOWR) for 2019 reported that Greeks earned 447 awards at 21 international olive oil competitions, capturing 34 classifications as “EVOOs of the Year.”

Yale Researchers Convene Olive Oil Symposium in Delphi

The ancient Greeks’ center of the universe recently attracted more than 100 researchers and professionals from seven countries to an area once dedicated to the oracle of Apollo. This time, the gathering did not focus on the prophecies of...

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Compound Fights Breast Cancer in Lab

The groundbreaking discoveries of a research group based in the USA were presented at the Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards conference in Athens, Greece in May. Dr. Khalid El Sayed revealed that oleocanthal, a natural phenolic compound found in...

Greek Olive Oil Takes First Place in World Ranking of Extra-Virgin Olive Oils

An organic Greek olive oil won first place recently in the World Ranking of EVOO (or Extra-Virgin Olive Oils), garnering this accolade for the second consecutive year. The extra virgin olive oil "Gemstone Blend Evoo" from Sakellaropoulos' organic olive groves...

Greek Olives and Olive Oil Exempt From US Tariffs on EU Goods

Greek olive oil and olives will be exempt from the recent tariffs imposed by the US government on a variety of European Union products, it was announced on Thursday. The Office of the American Trade Representative recently published its full...

Greek Olive Oil Industry Holds Its Breath After US Given Green Light to Impose $7.5 Billion in Tariffs

The Greek olive oil industry is waiting anxiously to find out whether its iconic products will be included on the list of items subject to tariffs, after Wednesday's decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to allow the US...

Answers to Five Questions about Buying and Storing Olive Oil

What do Greek experts say about how to choose and store extra virgin olive oil so you can get the most out of its flavor and health benefits? Here is some helpful advice about where to buy olive oil,...

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 olive oil: more than all but two other countries in the world. This small nation...