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Study Finds Greek Olives from Kalamata Help Reduce Bad Cholesterol

A new study conducted recently by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens found that Greece's Kalamata olives help reduce bad cholesterol and improve the overall health of people who include them in their diets. Olives are well known for...

10 Reasons to Visit the Peloponnese Region of Greece This Summer

Located at just about a 1-hour drive from Athens, the Peloponnese region offers many different historical sites, culture and beauty to tourists looking for a spectacular trip in Greece. There are many reasons why this region of Greece is...

Signature Collection to Protect the Name 'Kalamata Olives'

A collection of signatures to protect the name of origin of Kalamata olives is underway, as the designation of origin of the special Greek delicacy is in danger. The protection of the particular olive as Product with Designation of Origin (PDO)...

Top 5 Reasons Greek Peloponnese Is the 'Must visit place in 2016'

Located at just about a 1-hour drive from Athens, the Peloponnese region offers many different historical sites, culture and beauty to tourists looking for a spectacular trip in Greece. Just recently, Lonely Planet awarded the Peloponnese its top “must...

Tension in Greek Parliament for PDO Products

The decision which allows Canada the use of the name of Greek products with protected designation of origin (PDO), like feta cheese and Kalamata olives, caused reactions even among the MPs of the New Democracy political party.  Athanasios Tsaftaris...