Greek Olive Oil

1st Greek Olive Oils of 2019 Harvest Awarded at Biolnovello

Contending with approximately 200 entries, Greek olive oils captured six awards at the Biolnovello organic extra virgin olive oil competition in Italy at the end of last year: two extra gold medals, one gold, and three silvers. One Greek...

Greek Olive Oils Listed Among Best in the World for 2019

The EVOO World Ranking (EVOOWR) for 2019 reported that Greeks earned 447 awards at 21 international olive oil competitions, capturing 34 classifications as “EVOOs of the Year.”

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Compound Fights Breast Cancer in Lab

The groundbreaking discoveries of a research group based in the USA were presented at the Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards conference in Athens, Greece in May. Dr. Khalid El Sayed revealed that oleocanthal, a natural phenolic compound found in...

Answers to Five Questions about Buying and Storing Olive Oil

What do Greek experts say about how to choose and store extra virgin olive oil so you can get the most out of its flavor and health benefits? Here is some helpful advice about where to buy olive oil,...

Greek Olive Oil Info Site Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

What does an American from Pennsylvania have to do with Greek olive oil? Quite a lot, these days. And Greece produces a lot of olive oil: more than all but two other countries in the world. This small nation...

Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oils Capture 134 Awards in London

Although Greek olive farmers faced difficulties due to pests and extreme weather in the past harvest year, many producers that worked hard to compensate for those problems succeeded in making excellent extra virgin olive oil. As a result, Greeks...

Greek Expert Discusses Olive Oil’s Central Role in the Best Diet for 2019

World-renowned Mediterranean diet expert Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou talked to a Greek audience about “Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Secrets We All Know” at the Food Expo in Athens this spring. “We all know olive oil,” she said; “it’s in...

Greek Olive Oils Win 65 Medals at International Competition in Greece

At the 4th edition of the Athena International Olive Oil Competition this spring, Greek olive oils took home 65 medals and a number of special awards. Judged by 20 tasters from a dozen nations at the first parliament building...

How to Choose One of the Healthiest Gifts — Olive Oil

By Irini Kokolaki and Lisa Radinovsky Still not sure of the best gift to give that special person this Christmas? Looking for something that won’t sit around gathering dust? Why not try something useful, tasty, and healthy — extra virgin...

The Sakellaropoulos Family Combines Olive Oil Tradition and Innovation

Nick Sakellaropoulos grew up watching his father and grandfather create unique products based on a family tradition infused with olives and olive oil. “My grandfather learned from his father,” explained Nick. “I guess you could say it is a...