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September Heralds Grape Harvesting Time in Greece

Grape harvesting in September is one of the oldest and most beloved traditions in the Greek countryside. Family, neighbors and friends all get together to harvest the precious bunches of green and purple pearls which will be pressed to...

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.

St. George: The Most Beloved Saint in the World

George is one of the most popular names in Greece and Saint George is one of the most beloved saints throughout the Christian world.

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...

Female Farmer Makes a Name from Greece’s Chios to Maldives

A woman farmer at Greece's Chios has opened the doors to unimaginable international potential with her organic aromatic herb business

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...