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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,...

Why Greek Olive Oil Is the Best In the World

If you deconstruct Greece, you will in the end see an olive tree, a grapevine, and a boat remain. That is, with as much, you reconstruct her. Odysseas Elytis Olive oil, or the "Golden Liquid" as Homer called it, has...

The Science Behind Greek Food's Amazing Healthy Properties

Different diets come in and out of fashion, just like clothes. Others, instead, have consistently been highly recommended for their proven benefits on human health. The Mediterranean diet is the utmost example; it has stood the test of time...

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...

Olive Oil in Bulk Banned from Use in Greek Restaurants in 2018

The very popular and always on demand olive oil served in Greek restaurants, will be under new regulations starting in the new year. According to the new regulations, olive oil served in food establishments will have to be officially bottled....

Seven Ηeld in Greece over Olive Oil Scam

Greek police have arrested seven people allegedly involved in fraudulently selling large quantities of adulterated sunflower oil as olive oil in Greece and abroad. A family of four and three of their relatives were found operating a workshop were they...

How Italian Companies Profit from Exports of Greek Olive Oil

The export of the world renowned Greek olive oil is one example of how the country’s productive potential is wasted. According to a report in Greek daily Kathimerini, Greece exports in bulk, tons of olive oil at half price of...

How an Expat in Crete Created a Website All About Olive Oil

The website for Greek Liquid Gold: Authentic Extra Virgin Olive Oil has recently had a facelift as described in a press release on the website hellenicnews.com. It all began with an American living in Crete creating a new website about...