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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...

Greek Olive Oil Website Celebrates 2nd Birthday

For two years, the Greek Liquid Gold: Authentic Extra Virgin Olive Oil website has been sharing news and information about the high quality and health benefits of Greek extra virgin olive oil. Created by an American who has lived in...

Favorite Ways to Eat Olive Oil: Ideas from Greece

What is your favorite way to use olive oil? A typical Greek eats more of this healthy liquid gold than anyone else in the world, so Greeks have plenty of suggestions. To help people who did not grow up...