Aromatic herbs have always been a staple in Greek diet and everyday life —especially considering the country’s rich and unique flora.
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.
Being one the largest fruit categories, table grapes are one of the most demanded fruit in Europe, with relatively stable. And although European table grape production is decreasing, Greece is seeing a rise in export numbers, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
30 microbreweries and 46 active breweries; 3,933,000 hectolitres annual production; over 120,000 jobs generated in the hospitality sector. The Greek brewing industry is estimated to lose 30% to 60% of its annual turnover this year, due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemim. What will the aftermath of this unprecedented outbreak mean for the sector?
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 is shaping to be a very successful year for the Greek processed tomato sector, with the harvest in Thessaly reaching 70%...
In most of the EU countries where the apple harvest is just starting, there has been a decline in production. Greek apple quantities, however, are up in a year plagued by storms, hail and the coronavirus pandemic.
Raisins or currants, as they are also called, have been cultivated for many centuries in specific areas in Greece, where the cultivar thrives and prospers.
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.
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.
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.