olives

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...

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...

Olive Oil, Cheese and Fish Lead to Boom in Greek Exports for 2018

The Panhellenic Exporters Association published new data on Thursday which show a significant increase in Greek food exports between 2017 and 2018. The data show that the products for which Greece has a very strong brand-name played a crucial role...

Historic Olive Grove of Corfu under Threat Due to Illegal Logging

Local authority officials and residents of Corfu have raised the alarm over the gradual destruction of the famous olive grove on the island. The grove; that has up to 500 year old olive trees, that is visited by thousands of...

Greek Exports to the U.S. Higher in 2014

Greek exports to the United States in 2014 rose by almost 10 percent compared to 2013 and exceeded 1 billion dollars, according to the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC). The two main factors that contributed to the rise were the...

Bad Weather Increases the Price of Olives

The British newspaper Daily Mail has an extensive article on its internet page, for the price of olives in Greece. The bad weather in Greece led to shortage in harvest. Sometimes the price of olives rise by 50 percent...