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.
Forget elaborate diet plans. A new study published in the British Medical Journal concluded that the world-famous Mediterranean diet is indeed the most effective for long-term weight loss, not to mention for reducing the risk of heart disease.
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.
GreCo, Committee and Krasi; Three restaurants in Boston, Massachusetts, with one common Greek denominator: Demetri Tsolakis, who describes dining at his business ventures as a “cultural experience”.
Although global trade is experiencing an unprecedented crisis due to the spread of COVID-19, Greek Food & Beverage exports have nevertheless demonstrated a steady increase, with an annual average trend of approx. 18%.
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.