White olives: a rare variety, a miracle of Greece

A rare variety of olives, the origin of which has been known since ancient times, is called Leucocarpa or Leucolea and has small fruits that turn ivory when ripe. “Distributed mainly in the regions of southern Italy (and in particular in Calabria), the olive variety, presumably, was brought to Hellas (Μεγάλη Ελλάδα ή Μεγάλη Ελλάς, […]

Olive oil: new season with rising prices

Favorable conditions for Greek olive producers are created by price increases during this period in Europe, associated with drought in the main producing countries – Spain and Italy. Estimates by market representatives of reduced olive production in the new growing season due to drought and lack of water for irrigation in Spain and Italy, countries […]

Olive oil prices

Greece, Italy and Spain are the largest suppliers of olive oil to the European Union market, accounting for over 60% of the world’s production of this type of agricultural products. Extra virgin olive oil in Greece and Spain is currently showing higher prices, while prices for Italian products are slightly lower. In particular, Greek prices […]