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The Spectacular Peach Blossoms of Imathia, Greece

Every spring, the Greek region of Imathia turns into a spectacular quilt of hot pink and vivid green due to the blossoms of its famed peach trees that line the entire plain, located in central Macedonia. Everyone on Earth has...

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...