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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...

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...

Out of Crisis, Back to Tradition: The Story of Nature Blessed Greek Olive Oil

In 2013, after decades in business, Ioanna Damianaki's liquid-fuel distribution company was struggling through the Greek economic crisis. Profits were down due to a decrease in fuel consumption and, looking for something different to ensure her children’s future, her gaze...

Olive Oil Tasting Day Follows Cultural Activities at Delphi

In April, the Zappeion Exhibition Hall in Athens hosted a unique tasting event featuring the 242 extra virgin olive oils that won medals at the Athena International Olive Oil Competition (ATHIOOC). Prominent chefs, diplomats, olive oil producers and exporters,...

Competition Spotlights Olive Oil Health Benefits and Scientific Studies

The 2018 edition of the Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards in Athens evaluated more samples than any other olive oil competition in the world: an amazing 2500 oils. This contest was even more remarkable in another way. While others...

Greek Professor, Team Invent Mini Olive-Oil Mill, Quality Tester

University of Athens Associate Professor Prokopios Magiatis and his team have invented some unusual devices. Now, their latest innovation, the Olive Predictor, helps olive-oil producers determine the best time to harvest their olives to maximize the health benefits of their...

Thirteen Greek Olive Oils Awarded in 2017

Thirteen Greek extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) have been awarded among the most highly acclaimed olive oils in the world because of their success in international olive oil competitions in 2017. According to Greek Liquid Gold website, the EVOO World...

Delphi to Host International Olive Oil Competition

A world leader in extra virgin olive oil production, as well as the world’s third largest olive oil producer, Greece is also a leader in terms of per capita consumption. Despite this leading position, the country still needs to get...

Washington Post Explains the Greek Crisis Through Greek Olive Oil Exports

The Washington Post masterfully used the example of the "liquid god," which is no other than the Greek olive oil, in an attempt to explain - in simple terms - the Greek financial crisis to its readers. The article revealed what really happens...