olive oil

Greece to Promote “Greek Diet” Brand Globally

Greece will begin promoting its excellent food products in the future by promoting the "Greek Diet" brand across the world, Rural Development and Food Μinister Spilios Livanos, said in an interview on Monday. During his interview with SKAI TV, the...

New Study Shows Huge Benefits of High-Phenolic Early Harvest Olive Oil

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (GAADRD) announced on Monday the results from a groundbreaking new study on the benefits of early-harvest olive oil. Their research, undertaken for the first time...

Greek Olive Oil World Trying to Survive Covid-19 Pandemic

By Lisa Radinovsky, Greek Liquid Gold Sandwiched between nations struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, Greece is a surprising success story. But with stay-at-home orders in place for a month, exporters of the country’s flagship products can hardly escape the...

Yale Researchers Convene Olive Oil Symposium in Delphi

The ancient Greeks’ center of the universe recently attracted more than 100 researchers and professionals from seven countries to an area once dedicated to the oracle of Apollo. This time, the gathering did not focus on the prophecies of...

Greek Olive Oil Takes First Place in World Ranking of Extra-Virgin Olive Oils

An organic Greek olive oil won first place recently in the World Ranking of EVOO (or Extra-Virgin Olive Oils), garnering this accolade for the second consecutive year. The extra virgin olive oil "Gemstone Blend Evoo" from Sakellaropoulos' organic olive groves...

Greek Olives and Olive Oil Exempt From US Tariffs on EU Goods

Greek olive oil and olives will be exempt from the recent tariffs imposed by the US government on a variety of European Union products, it was announced on Thursday. The Office of the American Trade Representative recently published its full...

Greek Olive Oil Industry Holds Its Breath After US Given Green Light to Impose $7.5 Billion in Tariffs

The Greek olive oil industry is waiting anxiously to find out whether its iconic products will be included on the list of items subject to tariffs, after Wednesday's decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to allow the US...

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,...

Data Reveals Greek Olive Oil Losing Market Share in Canada

Greek olive oil has been gradually, but steadily, losing its market share in Canada, a report published by the Bureau of Economic and Commercial Affairs of the Greek Consulate of Toronto revealed recently. Between 2013 and 2016, Greek olive oil came...

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...