Monday, August 10, 2020
Agoureleo aka early harvest olive oil is highly priced in Greece, and rightly so. Full of nutrients and with an exciting peppery flavor, it appeals to discerning foreign markets as a choice ingredient of top-tier quality.
Most commonly used as an ingredient in Middle Eastern dishes, tahini's flavor and versatility –not to mention its superfood status– also make it an ideal element in innovative dishes, both savory and sweet, especially created for the savvy, health-conscious consumer.
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.
Mountain tea, also known as shepherd’s tea or “sideritis” in Greek, has been famous for its health benefits since antiquity, while profit expectations from exports are proving really attractive for producers.
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.
A new unit increasing production capacity by 40%, a €4.7 million investment plan, and some of the juiciest and most delicious apples in the world.
Innovation, safety, consistency, adherence to European specifications, and sustainability are key to the constant development of aquaculture in Greece.
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.
Combining the unique herbs of the Mediterranean with a traditional process dating back thousands of years, ouzo is the most famous of Greek spirits.
Avocado, one of the world’s trendiest fruit and a favorite “superfood”, is starting to gain ground with producers in Greece and especially Crete, leading to a surge in exports. This is what makes Greek avocados so special.

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