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Athens Honey Festival to Draw in the Crowds

The 6th Festival of Greek Honey and Bee Products, set to take place on December 5-7 at the Peace & Friendship Stadium, aims to promote Greek honey and bee products and to inform the public on its potential. The three-day...

9 Souvenirs to Take Home From Greece

People who visit Greece always want to take small souvenirs back home, either to treat their friends and family or to remember their journey and the amazing time they had in the country. Whether you prefer your souvenir to be food,...

Greek Band Locomondo and Greenpeace Sing for the Bees

The popular Greek Ska-Reggae band Locomondo joined powers with Greenpeace to support bees in Greece, which are seriously decreasing in number. Paraphrasing the well-known phrase from Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" they named their witty song “To bee or not to...

The Success Story of Greek 'Gold' Honey

Honey with edible gold leaf, which foreigners seem to love, and the sales of which have boomed, is a Greek patent, the idea of a young couple from Evia, Greece, who, while they were about to leave the country...

Royal Jelly and Pollen Made in Greece

In the 5th “Panhellenic Agrotica Conference” Crysoula Tananaki, lecturer at the Department of Agriculture in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Pavlos Bagiatis, chairman of the Beekeeping Association of Thessaloniki, declared that after six years of research the qualitative...

Life is Sweet for Beekepers in Greece, But for How Long?

The rosemary season has ended, but sage is in full bloom. In the fragrant hills of the Peloponnese in southern Greece, after a few sharp turns along a path, Nikos Reppas' old car arrives at bee heaven: a field full...

Mountovina, Bee-Keepers' Ouzo

Tsipouro is the product of the slow and gradual distillation of the fermented grape marc. It is usually served in shot glasses, very cold, often with mezedes (tidbits), nuts and raisins, feta  cheese, olives, and can accompany halva and...

Greeks on Team That Find Bee Anesthesia

Researchers from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Université Paris-Sud, Cyprus University of Technology, and the University of Athens have conducted a breakthrough research proving that honeybees actually bite prey...