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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...

Family Business From Sparta Wins its 100th Prize for Olive Oil Production

Sakellaropoulos Organic Farming, a Greek family business in Sparta, Laconia has become a legend in the world of olive oil production, managing to rack up an astonishing 100 awards for its organic products, including its olive oil. The family holds a...

European Commission Asks EU Court To Fine Greece For Water Pollution

The European Commission on Thursday asked the EU's highest court, the European Court of Justice, to fine Greece over water pollution due to agricultural activity. Referring to a previous court ruling on the issue of nitrate pollution in Greek waters, the...

Greek Farmers Ready To Launch More Highway Protests

Greek farmers, who blocked roads in protests last week, are expected to do the same in central Greece again this Saturday. The renewed blockages could prove to be the beginning of a series of wider nationwide actions. The farmers of...

Greek Wine Production Declines in 2018

Greek wine production is forecast to decline by 10.48 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to data presented by the Greek Department of Wine, Vine and Alcohol in a report sent to the European Commission on...

Meet Greece's Best Young Farmer Who Will Compete in Brussels

In a competition organized by the Panhellenic Union of Young Farmers in Greece's Livadia, Larazos Semertzidis won the first place and became Greece's best farmer of 2018. Semertzidis is a 33-years-old farmer from Xirolimni village near the West Macedonia's city of...

Greece and Cyprus Among Most Changed in Job Mobility in EU

A social mobility report by Eurofound, the EU Agency for the improvement of living and working conditions, shows that Greece, Cyprus, Finland and Poland have changed the most, having seen massive mobility out of agriculture towards manufacturing and services...

EU Agriculture Commissioner: Greece will get €19 Bln in 7 Years for Agriculture

Greece will get 19 billion euros in the next seven years for development in agriculture, while Greek traditional products will be protected, said European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan. The European commissioner is in Thessaloniki and on...

International Tender for Hellenic Sugar Industry's Serbia Units to be Launched in November

Foreign investors are showing strong interest in acquiring Hellenic Sugar Industry's two factories in Serbia, Christos Rossios, chairman of the company told ANA on Tuesday, where he confirmed that an international tender for the sale of the two units...

Minister Kouyialis: EU's Transition to a Low-carbon Economy, a Necessity

The transition of EU's economy to a low-carbon one is a necessity and the new funding mechanisms provided for in the new institutional framework for climate and energy 2021-2030 should aim at strengthening this transition, Agriculture, Rural Development and...