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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...

Innovative Greek Olive Oil Promotion in Australia

An original event organized for Greek-Australian children in order to promote Greek olive oil took place in the monastery of Panagia Kamariani inn, Red Hill, Victoria. Children and parents, members of the Greek Diaspora, visited the monastery where they...

Exclusive: Actor Billy Zane to Launch Greek Olive Oil Company (video)

Billy Zane is getting ready to launch a Greek olive oil importing company in the U.S. The Greek-American actor plans to import olive oil from the Mani area of the Peloponnese in Greece, where his family descends from. "What Coppola did for...

Belgians Taking to Greek Olive Oil

Olive oil, one of Greece's greatest export products, is gaining in popularity in Belgium, according a report by the Office of Economic and Commercial Affairs of the Greek Embassy in Brussels, which noted an increasing rise of the consumption...