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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...

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...

Greece Opens Borders to Albanians Due to Seasonal Worker Shortage

Greece and Albania signed an agreement on Friday paving the way for thousands of Albanian citizens to work in Greece's agriculture sector, despite the currently-prevailing coronavirus restrictions. The two countries had closed their borders in March to prevent the virus...

Greek Fruit Exports Boom as Consumers Worldwide Turn to Healthier Products

The coronavirus pandemic and the unprecedented havoc it has caused across the entire world has dealt an enormous and unprecedented blow to nations' economies. However, one agricultural sector seems not only to be emerging from the crisis without a scratch...

Canadian Milk Producers Dump Tons of Fresh Milk as Demand Slumps

Many sectors of the economy worldwide are experiencing harsh ramifications from the coronavirus pandemic. One of these, perhaps surprisingly, is milk production in Canada. The demand for fresh milk has now dropped significantly, due to the simple fact that consumers have...

Greece Has the Largest Number of Goats Per Capita in Europe!

According to a recent study conducted by the European Union's statistics authority Eurostat, Greece is the clear EU champion -- in regard to the number of goats, that is. More specifically, according to the European Union's Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report...

European Commission Sues Denmark for Marketing Danish Cheese as "Feta"

The European Commission referred the nation of Denmark to the European Court of Justice on Wednesday, accusing it of violating European Union law in regard to the use of the trademarked name ''Feta.'' The statement issued by the EU Commission...

2019 Set to Be Best Wine Production Year in a Decade for Northern Greece

Experts recently announced that 2019 will be one of the best -- if not the best -- year in a decade in terms of the quality of Greek wines produced in the northern part of the country. As is widely known,...

Greece Bans Imported Pork From Bulgaria Amid African Swine Fever Outbreak

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva said on Friday that Greece has decided to ban imported pork from her country, due to an outbreak of African Swine Fever disease that has been detected in thousands of animals in Bulgaria over the...