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Greece to Promote “Greek Diet” Brand Globally

Greece will begin promoting its excellent food products in the future by promoting the "Greek Diet" brand across the world, Rural Development and Food Μinister Spilios Livanos, said in an interview on Monday. During his interview with SKAI TV, the...

Greek Farmer From Thessaloniki Wins EU Young Farmers Prize for 2020

36-year old farmer Pavlos Tsakiris from Neochorouda, Thessaloniki was declared on Friday the winner of this year's prestigious ''EU Young Farmers Prize''. More specifically, Tsakiris won the first prize in the category environmentally-sustainable champion in farming, during this year's online...

Saffron Harvest in Full Swing in Northern Greece

The yearly saffron harvest is in full swing in the rural areas outside of the northern Greek city of Kozani, where hundreds of farmers crouch over fields of blooming crocus flowers for hours, picking what has long been the...

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...

Female Greek Farmer Makes a Name from Chios to Maldives

Her love for her homeland and determination to create a pioneering business on her native island of Chios have opened the doors to unimaginable international potential for young Greek farmer Argyro Koutsouradi and her rapidly growing, organic aromatic herb...

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...

Obama’s Portrait Won’t be Unveiled at Trump’s White House

President Donald Trump won't be unveiling former President Barack Obama's portrait at the White House, breaking a 40-year tradition, NBC News reported on Tuesday. Obama would not be interested in attending such an event, according to the report, which cited...

Gene Rossides, a Proud Ambassador of Hellenism in America, Dies at 92

Eugene (Gene) Rossides, a proud American who never lost sight of his ancestry and became a leading voice in the Greek-American community, died on Monday. He was 92. Rossides championed and inspired a generation and more to advocate for the...

Greek-American Actor David Kait Discusses Unlikely Acting Career, Greek Heritage

Greek-American actor David Kait spoke to Greek Reporter recently about his extremely unusual rise to fame, his notable acting career and his Greek heritage and just how he defines the word "success." Easily the most unusual and impressive fact about...

Controversy Ignites After Drug Exec Says USA to Receive First Shipment of COVID Vaccine

A diplomatic dust-up went public this week when a pharmaceutical executive said the United States would receive the first deliveries of a COVID-19 vaccine, when it becomes available. The controversy was sparked by statements made by Sanofi CEO Paul Hudson,...

Prominent Greek-American Restaurateur Dies From Coronavirus 

A pillar of the Greek-American community in New Jersey, well-known restaurateur Petros Emmanuel Litos, died from the Covid-19 coronavirus on Tuesday, May 5. He was 59 years of age. Litos, along with his brother, Michael, was the long-time operator of the...

Disabled, Once Homeless, Greek American Now Running for California City Council Seat

Konstantine Anthony, 38, who is running as a candidate for Burbank, California's City Council, knows what it is like to be homeless, being forced to sleep in a car and on a friend’s sofa. “I understand what it means to...

Michael Psaros’ KPS Capital to Acquire Lufkin Oilfield Services

KPS Capital Partners will purchase the Lufkin rod lift unit from the Baker Hughes Company, which supplies vital infrastructure to the oil industry, for an undisclosed amount, it was announced on May 1. Greek American Michael Psaros is the Co-Founder and...

Greek-American Magician Criss Angel Pays Tribute to Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy

World-renowned magician Criss Angel, who is a Greek-American, paid a moving tribute recently to the late Roy Horn of the veteran German-American magic duo Siegfried & Roy. Horn, who was one-half of the popular Las Vegas duo who drew huge...