Thursday, September 16, 2021
Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis discusses the effects of Covid-19 in the tourism industry and its impact on the country's reputation, politics, and economy.
Greece produces a variety of cheeses, with 21 of them holding PDO status, ensuring that no other EU country can produce the same cheese by the same name.
The rising awareness of Greek yogurt as a healthier substitute to other food products has created a multi-billion market that shows no signs of slowing down.
Highly valued and sought-after all across the world, Greek salt is a natural product of the Greek sea, with exports amounting to €3,356,512 for the year 2019.
Current estimates suggest global production will reach almost 3.11 million tons of olive oil in 2020, while 3.14 million tons are expected to be consumed by the end of the year.
According to official data, Feta cheese has been one of the unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic, a hit with consumers all across the world. The numbers don’t lie: €398,061,040 in export value amounting to 9.1% increase, in just one year.
The island of Naxos is home to some unique products, such as the intense and flavorful “Arseniko” cheese, which was just recently listed by the EU as a PDO denomination.
How is Feta cheese produced? What is its vitamin, protein, and other nutrients content? How natural is it? Here are some interesting facts about the legendary cheese you probably had no idea about.
Red, sweet and delicious, peppers from the region of Florina in Northern Greece, are a versatile –prized for its gastronomic and nutritional value– product that has found its way to stores all over the world.
Translating his mastery of haute cuisine and his passion for exceptional ingredients into impeccable dishes, Greek chef Philip Chronopoulos has put the Restaurant du Palais Royal on the international gourmand map and has earned himself a Michelin star!

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