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(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)                Olive Oil
Nothing is more characteristic of Greece than the millions of olive trees that grow in valleys and mountainous areas. Olive oil is more than one of the leading agricultural products of Greece. It is a cultural heritage, reflecting thousands of years of history and tradition. Greece is in the major league of olive oil producers, and ranks second highest in the world. It produces more than 430,000 tons of olive oil annually and more than 80% of that is top quality extra virgin olive oil and organic olive oil, which is a much higher percentage than in other Mediterranean olive-oil-producing countries. Traders, consumers and chefs worldwide can benefit from the added value of the Greek high quality olive oil. Most organic olive oil produced in Greece is exported.The global olive oil industry is well aware of the superior quality of Greek olive oil. The increase in Greek exports reflects, to a certain extent, the recent shift towards healthier nutrition, worldwide.  Continue reading

Greek Gastronomy

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  3rd Sani Gourmet: From May 17 to 25, Michelin stars’ awarded chefs meet at the Sani Resort in Halkidiki, Macedonia. Next to them, chefs of Greek cuisine introduce guests to the Mediterranean diet. This year’s focus is on fresh and organic ingredients, made by small producers of Halkidiki and the broader region of Macedonia.